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Week 5 – February 02, 2023

Plant Information

Purple Wedding™ Dianthus

  • Purple Wedding™ Dianthus - Bloom
  • Purple Wedding™ Dianthus - Container
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Dianthus cultivars

Hardiness Zone: 7a - 7a

Hardiness Degree: 20°F (-6.7°C)

Blooming Season: Early Spring, Spring

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Frost Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a week

Spacing: 10 - 13" (25 - 33cm)

Height: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Width: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun

General Information: Upright carnation with bicolor, frost-tolerant blooms. Works well as an indoor potted plant or in the garden, attracting pollinators. 

Grower Information:

Purple Wedding is an early, upright carnation that is frost tolerant and lasts for months. This variety features beautiful, bicolor blooms with three shades of purple and a dark eye that is striking against dark foliage. Best for small pot production. Keep this potted plant near a bright window for a continuous, fresh flush of flowers, or plant in the garden and watch as birds and bees flock for a big show.

'KLEDG18274'

Protection Information: CPBRAF; PP30,672

(Flowering Only License)