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Week 8 – February 20, 2024

Plant Information

Dash™ Mixture Dianthus

  • Dash™ Mixture Dianthus - Bloom
  • Dash™ Mixture Dianthus - Commercial Landscape 1
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  • Dash™ Mixture Dianthus - Landscape
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Dianthus barbatus

Common Name: single-flowered type (Single Dianthus, Pinks, Carnation)

Hardiness Zone: 6a - 6b

Hardiness Degree: 0°F (-17.8°C)

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

Plant Habit: Upright

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Height: 15 - 20" (38 - 51cm)

Width: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Slightly compact with good garden performance. Looks great in landscape with no need for staking.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: Late Spring/ early Summer, 9 to 10 weeks; late Summer/Winter, 11 to 12 weeks 

  • The best D. barbatus for premium container sizes. 
  • Well-branched and moderate vigour for fast fill in early Spring and Autumn production. Responds well to PGRs where needed.
  • Sweet William-type dianthus requires no vernalisation for flowering. 
  • Produces masses of fragrant blooms consumers will love. 
  • Low-energy crop can be grown cool for cost savings.

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