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Week 9 – February 25, 2024

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Ideal Select™ Violet Dianthus

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Dianthus chinensis x barbatus

Common Name: Single Dianthus

Hardiness Zone: 6a - 8b

Hardiness Degree: -10°F (-23.3°C)

Blooming Season: Early Spring, Spring, Autumn

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant

Water: Light

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Height: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Width: 8" (20cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Frost-resistant flowers have unique lacy edges and many colors and patterns.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 4 to 5 weeks

  • Well-matched habit and tight flowering window let you bench run and ship all together. 
  • Early-flowering series is good as an annual or biennial. 
  • Well-suited to high-density small pack or pot programs for Spring and Autumn sales.

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