Week 38 – September 20, 2019

Plant Information

Corona™ Mixture Dianthus

New variety!
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Dianthus chinensis

Common Name: Single Dianthus

Hardiness Zone: 5a - 5b

Hardiness Degree: -20°F (-28.9°C)

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

Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Height: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Width: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Tons of flowers on a compact, mounded plant. Performs best in cool weather. Plant along with other cool-season annuals such as pansies for best flowering.

Grower Information:

Crowned with huge flower power
Wow 'em with the biggest blooms of any dianthus of this type…exceptional flower form…and a palette of showstopping colour choices. Corona adds a regal touch to cool-season landscapes, gardens and patio planters.

Plug crop time: 4 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: 6 to 8 weeks

  • At 2 to 3 in./5 to 8 cm, Corona’s blooms are larger than the competition, plus it offers uniform flowering time and habit.
  • Produces multiple flowers on a compact, mounded plant.
  • Gives its best performance in cool weather, making it great planted along with other cool-season annuals such as pansies.

Brighten colour bowls and gardens with this mix of Cherry Red, Rose, Strawberry and White. Huge flower size and uniformity make it the best choice in this class of dianthus.

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