Early Orion Red

Breeder:
Syngenta
Summary:
Early Orion Red is one of earliest flowering plants each year. First bract color can be noticed in early October for natural day-grown plants. Plant vigor is generally high. It has large dark green leaves and bright red bracts. Early Orion Red is an attractive reliable cultivar with excellent branching, uniformity and bract development. Unfortunately, colors are not available for this cultivar.
Color Vigor Timing
Red High Early Season
Trial Year Bract Color Cultivar
Anthesis
Height
(inches)
Diameter
(inches)
2016 Oct. 6, 2016 Nov. 13, 2016 14.5 13.0
2015 Oct. 3, 2015 Nov. 11, 2015 17.5 15.0
2014 Oct. 2, 2014 Nov. 12, 2014 17.0 14.0
2013 Oct. 1, 2013 Nov. 15, 2013 18.0 14.0
2012 Oct. 7, 2012 Nov. 19, 2012 14.0 12.5
2011 Oct. 8, 2011 Nov. 15, 2011 14.0 10.5
2009 Oct. 2, 2009 Nov. 12, 2009 14.5 13.0
2008 Oct. 1, 2008 Nov. 9, 2008 15.5 15.5

Early Orion Red
North Carolina State University
2016

Early Orion Red
North Carolina State University
2015

Early Orion Red
North Carolina State University
2014

Early Orion Red
North Carolina State University
2013

Early Orion Red
North Carolina State University
2012

Early Orion Red
North Carolina State University
2011

Early Orion Red
North Carolina State University
2009

Early Orion Red
North Carolina State University
2008

Trial Year Bract Color Cultivar
Anthesis
Height
(inches)
Diameter
(inches)
2016 Oct. 21, 2016 Nov. 21, 2016 12.5 13.5
2014 Oct. 21, 2014 Dec. 2, 2014 14.5 15.8

Early Orion Red
University of Florida
2016

Early Orion Red
University of Florida
2014

Trial Year Bract Color Cultivar
Anthesis
Height
(inches)
Diameter
(inches)
2008 not reported not reported not reported not reported

Early Orion Red
Purdue University
2008