Flowering Perennials

A variety of needs

There are literally thousands of varieties of flowering perennials. Each plant has its own characteristics in terms of root development, growth, and flowering. A range of substrates is needed to meet their differing irrigation and fertilizer needs. Other growing media for flowering perennials can be pellets or Preforma plugs.

Choosing the right substrate

Smaller perennials are usually grown in pots from P9 to three litres. These are placed on well-watered container fields or ebb and flow tables. Jiffy recommends a medium coarse substrate here. The exact substrate to choose depends on the container size, in what season the seedlings are transplanted and cultivation period.

Compact growth and rich coloring

Most flowering perennials prefer a light acidic growth medium and need relatively little fertilizer. If you are using a coated fertilizer, ensure it has a high potassium content for compact growth and rich coloring.

Propagation solutions

Flowering perennials are easy to propagate -in the right growing media- through tissue culture, cuttings, or seed. Jiffy offers a range of propagation solutions, including Jiffy-7 Pellets, Preforma Plugs, and Substrate for trays.

Jiffy’s best fitting solutions for growing flowering perennials

Fast germination

Jiffy Pellets are an open-wall, net container and medium all in one. It is easy to work with, economical to ship. They are available as bulk pellets for loading yourself, but also pre-loaded into global tray standards or on a poly-roll. Available in Peat, Coco and mix substrates.

Versatile solutions

Jiffy Preforma is the tailor-made plug solution of high-quality substrates. It is bound together and well-suited to both hard-to-root cutting material or demanding mechanized handling. The binder ensures easy automation and no transplant shock.

Fitting your demands

Jiffy's range of substrates include peat-reduced, peat-free and organic certified solutions. We have a long history in delivering the highest-quality substrate mixes with the most uniform characteristics, tailored and tested to meet each crop's specifications.