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Dash Violet Dianthus

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: D. barbatus

Hardiness Degree: -10°F (-23.3°C)

Blooming Season: Winter, Late Summer, Autumn, Early Spring, Spring, Late Spring, Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Height: 15 - 20" (38 - 51cm)

Width: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Slightly compact with good garden performance. Looks great in landscape with no need for staking.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: Late Spring/ early Summer, 9 to 10 weeks; late Summer/Winter, 11 to 12 weeks
Supplied as pelleted seed. 

  • The best D. barbatus for premium quarts and gallons. 
  • Naturally compact and wellbranched – needs less to no PGRs for easy, year-round container production. 
  • Sweet William-type dianthus requires no vernalization for flowering. 
  • Produces masses of fragrant blooms. 
  • Low-energy crop can be grown cool for cost savings.

Magician flowers open white and mature to shades of rose.

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