Paul Ecke Ranch
This pink fills out the Premier series well with medium pink bracts, and darker pink young bracts. Older bracts show some of the graying typical of dark leaf pinks, but no more than most. The centers were tight around the cyathia. Plants flowered very early season, a few days before Premier Red at NC State. As with other colors in the series, this compact cultivar would be best grown in small pots up to 6 ½-in. pots, for the latter provide one to two more weeks of long days. Southern growers should note that all of the Premier series finishes very early and there can be bract edge burn problems if finished plants are held too long in a warm greenhouse.