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GROW Update SenettiĀ®

Earley Grow Update

May 2016

This month our product expert, Keith Gittens, reminds us of a rewarding alternative for early spring sales at a time when you are normally restricted to pansy, viola and primrose. 


Senetti® - a striking spring flowering option made up from pericallis hybrids.

Senetti® is an excellent product for early spring sales, thriving in cool temperature conditions. It is ideal for large 15-19cm pots and patio containers, where the plants produce up to 200 flowers in rich shades of blue and magenta.

From our cutting raised collection, Senetti® young plants are available in Earley’s paper pot 84 tray, for delivery weeks 45-50 and 02-05.

For more information on our planning weeks look on the inside back cover of the catalogue - page 103, alternatively call us on 01845 524511.

Secret of Senetti®


It is ideal for creating superb patio containers and, with its rich, long-lasting blooms, Senetti® produces a large plant with a mass of large single daisy flowers.

The secret of Senetti® is that it is the first genuine re-blooming pericallis. It also has better branching and is more tolerant to a wide range of temperatures. Cold-tolerant to approximately 1 - 2°C, it can be put straight outside at a time when you are normally restricted to pansy, viola and primrose.

In addition to being popular as a pot plant, Senetti®‘s excellent garden performance and undemanding nature means it is also emerging as a popular bedding plant best suited to the outdoors in semi shade.


Electric colour options


My favourite colour is Deep Blue but Senetti® is available in a range of vibrant colours, including bicolour options.

The Earley Senetti® range for 2016 includes Senetti® Magenta, Pink & Violet colour palettes. Worth highlighting is the blue collection, which features new colour Blue Bicolour 15, which is more compact than the standard Senetti®, and a little earlier flowering - similar to Pink Bicolour.

A new addition


Magenta has been added to the Senetti® Baby range, making this range a colourful offer. Suited to 10.5cm pots, Senetti® Baby is supplied unpinched for pot weeks 02 – 05.

To find our more about our Senetti® range click here

The Earley GROW Update comes from Earley's product expert, Keith Gittens, and includes information about new varieties, colour options, seasonal updates and technical developments as they happen.

Look out for these GROW Updates in future issues of Earley E-News and via Twitter and LinkedIn.

All of our high quality plants are produced to meet the needs of today's 
professional growers 

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