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Week 26 – June 24, 2024

Plant Information

Early Love® Dianthus

  • Early Love® Dianthus - Bloom
  • Early Love® Dianthus - Container
Growing Information:
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Marketing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Dianthus cultivars

Hardiness Zone: 7a - 7a

Hardiness Degree: 7°F (-13.9°C)

Blooming Season: Early Spring, Spring

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a week

Spacing: 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)

Height: 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)

Width: 8 - 12" (20 - 30cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Early-flowering Early Love is a unique, bicolored carnation with large, double blooms. This easy-to-grow variety features great branching. Plus, it has an excellent European marketing program. 

Grower Information:

Early-flowering Early Love is a unique, bicolor carnation with large, double blooms and short stems. The presentation resembles a flower bouquet and will finish in time for Valentine’s Day! Early Love is an easy-to-grow variety with great branching and is ideal for small pot programs. Great match to Pink Kisses. 


Protection Information: CPBRAF; PP30,870

(Flowering Only License)