Ecke Promotes Sustainable Objectives
Ecke Ranch's new Eck-O collection of plants address energy inputs, water conservation and chemical usage.
April 11, 2010
The name, Eck-O cleverly incorporates the Ecke and Oglevee identitites.
Plants that require reduced use of plant growth regulators and synthetic chemicals include: Colorburst Pro calibrachoas, Coleus, Lights fuchsia series, gazanias, Fusion and Sonata geraniums, helichrysums and violas.
Fast programmable crops with reduced bench time, space and inputs include: snapdragons, coleus, Fusion and Sonata geraniums, Ultra New Guinea impatiens, osteospermums, petunias, SunPatiens impatiens and violas.
Water wise crops include: agastache, angelonia, bidens, gaura, gazania, geranium, lamium, lantana, lavender, salvia and scaevola.
Energy efficient crops that thrive in cooler temperatures include: snapdragon, argyranthemum, bacopa, diascia, gaura, gazania, Regal geranium, lavender, nemesia, osteospermum, petunia, scaevola, verbena, viola.