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9/7/2017

Dianthus Rockin' Red Wins Four Oaks Award

This dynamite new perennial was recognized as Best Plant Introduction Nursery Stock.

Dianthus Rockin’ Red has won the award for Best Plant Introduction Nursery Stock at the 2017 Four Oaks Trade Show. Four Oaks is a commercial horticultural show now in its 48th year. The venue is a 23-acre nursery site in Cheshire, UK, and covers an area of 17,000m² under glass with additional outdoor areas. The visitor profile includes commercial growers, grower/retailers, garden centers, farm shops, landscapers, garden designers, local authorities, and florists.

Dianthus Rockin’ Red is bred by PanAmerican Seed/Kieft Seed under the helm of Linda Laughner (breeder) and Reid Snyder (product manager). It is a dynamite color with reliable overwintering (zone 5) for years of perennial garden enjoyment.