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Eustoma grandiflorum/Lisianthus

Eustoma grandiflorum / Eustoma grandiflorum
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White flowering selection


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White flowering cultivar with buds and silvery-blue foliage

Double flowers

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Lavender colored flowers

Flowering in late spring

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Scientific Name: Eustoma grandiflorum
Common Name: Lisianthus
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White, Pink, Purple
Light Exposure: Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This biennial is hardy only in zones 9-11 and is treated as an annual elsewhere. Starting plants from seed is difficult and they should be planted in warm, indoor areas 10-12 week before placing outdoors in spring after the last frost. Many nurseries have young plants for sale in sring. Lisianthus grow and flower best in full sunlight.