Scientific Name: Dianthus barbatus interspecific
Common Name: Pinks, Carnation
Hardiness Degree: 20°F (-6.7°C)
Blooming Season: Late Summer, Spring, Summer, Autumn, Early Spring, Late Spring
Plant Habit: Upright
Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Fragrant Flowers, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant
Fertilize: Every two weeks
Spacing: 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)
Height: 18 - 36" (46 - 91cm)
Width: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)
General Information: Exceptional performance for backyard cut flower gardens - and an excellent choice for professional cut flower growers. Semi-hardy annual in zone 7 and milder.
A Cool Season Thrivers selection!
Versatile Amazon performs as an exceptional landscape and bedding plant, showing outstanding heat tolerance. Semi-hardy annual in zone 7 and milder. It is also an excellent commercial and home garden cut flower. Very dark green, glossy leaves on strong stems are the perfect backdrop to the bright, serrated-edged flowers for a vibrant head-turning show. In landscapes, Amazon grows to about 24 in./60 cm tall; as a Winter greenhouse-grown cut flower crop, height is up to 36 in./45 to 90 cm. Attracts butterflies. Well-suited to gallon or larger pot production. Supplied as easy-to-sow pelleted seed.