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blue daze seeds

Lift the plastic freezer bag and mist the blue daze cutting twice a day to keep the leaves hydrated and fresh. Mist with an atomizer or a spray bottle capable of producing very fine mist.

Drizzle water around the base of the blue daze cutting to settle the medium against the stem. Add water only after the surface of the medium dries out slightly.
Sow one blue daze seed in each starter pot. Place it on the sand mixture and press it firmly into the surface. Cover it with a 1/4-inch-thick layer of potting soil.

Commonly called blue daze, Evolvulus glomeratus “Blue Daze” is a cultivar of evergreen subshrub grown for its showy, sky blue flowers and glossy, ovate leaves. It grows best within U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 8 to 11, where it will reach a maximum height of 12 inches with a 2- to 3-foot spread. Blue daze propagates reliably from both seeds and softwood cuttings, which will produce a transplantable shrub within two to four months. However, the seeds must be started indoors before the last frost, whereas the cuttings grow best when started outdoors in summer.
Place the potted blue daze cutting outdoors under high, light shade. Cover the pot with a 2-gallon plastic freezer bag to maintain a warm, humid environment around the cutting.
Fill individual 2-inch starter pots with a mixture of half clean sand and half potting soil. Leave the top 1/2 inch of the starter pots empty to allow room for the seeds to sprout.
Start blue daze seeds indoors eight to 10 weeks before the last spring frost so they are well established by planting time.
Transplant the blue daze into a sunny bed with sandy, fast-draining soil after the last spring frost. Wait until soil temperatures warm to at least 60 F. Space the plants approximately 2 feet apart.

Drape plastic wrap over the starter pots to maintain a very humid environment around the seeds. Lift the plastic for 20 minutes each day to let moisture escape, which will help prevent rot.

Commonly called blue daze, Evolvulus glomeratus "Blue Daze" is a cultivar of evergreen subshrub grown for its showy, sky blue flowers and glossy, ovate leaves. It grows best within U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 8 to 11, where it will reach a maximum height of 12 inches with a 2- to …

Blue daze seeds

Evolvulus Blue Daze are native to South America. These creeping plants have unusual blue flowers which make them stand out. Their leaves and stems are covered in tiny gray hairs that remind you of peach fuzz. Their blooms have a short lifespan, but the plant continually produces more, which makes this a great hanging basket or landscape plant. Evolvulus will tolerate full sun, are easy to grow, and are hardy in zones 8-11.

Whiteflies, thrips, and aphids are the biggest pest problems for Evolvulus.
Space pots as needed for pot size. Normal 2′ centered spacing is usually adequate.

Evolvulus Blue Daze are native to South America. These creeping plants have unusual blue flowers which make them stand out. Their leaves and stems are covered in tiny gray hairs that remind you of peach fuzz. Their blooms have a short lifespan, but the plant continually produces more, which makes this a great hanging basket or landscape plant. Evolvulus will tolerate full sun, are easy to grow, and are hardy in zones 8-11.
We recommend that you pinch Evolvulus in order to maintain their shape and create a stocky plant. Allow 4-6 weeks after the last pinch for blooms to appear.
We recommend that you pinch Evolvulus in order to maintain their shape and create a stocky plant. Allow 4-6 weeks after the last pinch for blooms to appear.
Evolvulus are not prone to many diseases, but watch for botrytis while the days are short. This grey rot is usually associated with wet or humid conditions. You can prevent botrytis by allowing the plant to dry out between waterings, allowing for good airflow in your greenhouse, and spacing to allow the sun to penetrate to the soil level. The most common chemicals used to treat botrytis are Medallion and Banrot. Use them as a drench according to each label’s instructions.
Plant growth regulators are not necessary for Evolvulus. Allow the plant to grow, and shape the pots through proper pinching.

For best results with Evolvulus, use a constant feed program of 200 ppm N. Maintaining a pH between 5.5 and 6.5 is important to prevent iron deficiency. Allow the soil to completely dry between waterings. They do not like to be in constantly wet soil.

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