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Week 9 – February 29, 2024

Plant Information

Amazon™ Lavender Magic Dianthus

New variety!
  • Amazon™ Lavender Magic Dianthus - Bloom
  • Amazon™ Lavender Magic Dianthus - Container
  • Amazon™ Lavender Magic Dianthus - Single Stem, White Background
  • Amazon™ Lavender Magic Dianthus - Mono Vase, White Background
  • Amazon™ Lavender Magic Dianthus - Grower Bunch
Growing Information:
Culture Guidelines
Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Dianthus barbatus interspecific

Common Name: Single Dianthus, Pinks, Carnation

Hardiness Zone: 5a - 9a

Hardiness Degree: 20°F (-6.7°C)

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

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Fragrant Flowers, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant

Water: Light

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)

Height: 18 - 36" (46 - 91cm)

Width: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Vibrant blooms sparkle next to very dark green, glossy leaves. An ideal flower for backyard cut flower gardens. 

Grower Information:

Dependable performance…by the bunch!
Versatile and programmable, Amazon can be produced year-round and is the best dianthus you can grow for Summer production. Whether you’re looking for a high-appeal filler for bouquets or an exceptional product for monoculture bunches, Amazon is the one you want!

Planting density: 3 to 4 plants/ft.2 (30 to 40 plants/m2) for Non-Pinched crop; 1.5 plants/ft.2 (15 plants/m2) for Pinched crop
Best for: Greenhouse, high tunnel, field

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: Late Spring/Summer greenhouse/field, 11 to 14 weeks; Late Summer/Winter greenhouse, 12 to 18 weeks; Field, 18 to 23 weeks

  • High yields of saleable stems.
  • No vernalisation is needed for flowering.
  • As a Winter greenhouse crop, height is up to 36 in./91 cm, with tallest growth from early Autumn-transplanted plants.

Florets open white and gradually transition to lavender, providing the magic! For best colour, grow under glass or direct sunlight. Plastic covering will result in more muted colouration.

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