Limonium ‘Fortress Rose’
Year Trialed: 1998
Color is strong (6); Long stems (2); Many shades of rose; Transplants well; Strong stems; Dries well – maintains color well.
Stems seem shorter than other colors in the series; Not tall enough; Later than other two varieties ; ‘Fortress’ bloomed later than QIS and therefore had fewer flowers; Rose Sinuata tends to turn a darker color after being dried and stored; Weaker than white; Leaf disease susceptibility; Variable quality; Many stems per plant, but not many flowers.
|Yield (stems/plant)||Stem Length (inches)||Market Appreciation Rating (1)||Repeat Again Rating (1)||Ease of Cultivation Rating (1)|
(1) 1 to 5 scale, with 5 being the best. Market ratings are based on sales to wholesalers, retailers, or final consumers direct.
P.O. Box 438
West Chicago, IL 60186