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Creek Hill Nursery

17 West Main Street
Leola, PA 17540
888-565-0050
info@creekhillnursery.com

VERNALIZATION
AT CREEK HILL





Creek Hill focuses its vernalization on the popular cultivars and genera that benefit the most. These plugs give you a stronger start to generate a retail plant with a better finish.
Our full list of vernalized plugs is released toward the end of August. It also appears in our Weekly Availability list. Ask your broker, visit the web site, or contact the front office for your copy.
MORE GROWING POINTS
Next year’s rosettes are formed on the crown during vernalization, so next year’s plant emerges from more growing points.
LUSHER PLANTS
Next year’s rosettes are formed on the crown during vernalization, so next year’s plant emerges from more growing points.
FLOWERING THE CLASSICS
Some popular varieties won’t bloom in their first year unless they are vernalized first, such as Lavender 'Phenomenal' and Rudbeckia 'Goldsturm'.
BETTER ROOTS
When perennials go dormant, plants don’t stop growing. They move their energy from the leaves to the roots and crown. That winter growth of roots creates a fuller network to pull water and nutrients from the soil, allowing the plant to start the spring with more vigor.
MORE FLOWERS
Vernalization generates more flowers at retail because the plug creates higher bud counts.
FLOWERS ON CUE
Many perennials use a period of dormancy to determine their spring blooming cycles. A winter bite supplies the trigger to flower on time, not off-schedule. When the domancy is missing, the flowers might bloom at odd times or miss this year’s blooming cycle.

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