Scientific Name: Dianthus barbatus interspecific
Common Name: Double Dianthus
Hardiness Degree: -10°F (-23.3°C)
Blooming Season: Early Spring, Spring, Autumn
Plant Habit: Upright
Characteristics: Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant, Fragrant Flowers
Fertilize: Every two weeks
Spacing: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)
Height: 16 - 20" (41 - 51cm)
Width: 10" (25cm)
General Information: Double flowers that resemble mini-carnations, slightly fragrant
Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 8 to 9 weeks
- Very well-branched, upright and strong-stemmed, these excellent landscape and garden performers double as a great backyard cut flower.
- Fast-blooming plants respond well to growth regulators applied for potted plant height and tighter umbels.
- Performs as a perennial in USDA Hardiness Zones 6a to 9b (-10 to 25°F/-23 to -4°C minimum temperature).
Flowers open white, then light pink, and mature to dark pink; optimal colour pattern results from high light and cool night temperatures.