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Week 26 – June 25, 2024

Plant Information

Scully Dianthus

  • Scully Dianthus - Bloom
  • Scully Dianthus - Container
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Dianthus caryophyllus

Common Name: Dianthus

Hardiness Zone: 6a - 6a

Hardiness Degree: -5°F (-20.6°C)

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

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Water/Rain tolerant, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Fragrant Flowers, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a week

Spacing: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Height: 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)

Width: 8 - 12" (20 - 30cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun

General Information: Scully is a beautiful vivid purple dianthus flowering plant. It has striking dark foliage that complements the flower color. Scully is an excellent garden plant that can handle cold and wet conditions, thrives throughout the Summer and works well as an indoor potted plant. 

Grower Information:

This beautifully vivid purple dianthus provides a striking contrast against its dark foliage – creating a truly unique presentation for early and mid-Spring sales. Versatile Scully can be targeted for indoor programs as a premium potted plant, as well as a garden sales opportunity. Plus, it can be grown under very cold conditions for low-energy growing. This excellent perennial handles cold and wet conditions very well while thriving throughout the Summer.


Protection Information: CPBRAF; PP32,427

(Flowering Only License)