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Jolt™ Cherry Interspecific Dianthus

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  • Jolt™ Cherry Interspecific Dianthus - Greenhouse
  • Jolt™ Cherry Interspecific Dianthus - Landscape
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Dianthus barbatus interspecific

Common Name: Interspecific Dianthus, Single-Flowered Type

Hardiness Zone: 7a - 11

Hardiness Degree: 20°F (-6.7°C)

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

Plant Habit: Upright

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)

Height: 16 - 20" (41 - 51cm)

Width: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Delivers Shocking Summer Color!™ The bright colors keep flowering all Summer long, even in hot and dry climates.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: Late Spring through Autumn finish, 11 to 13 weeks; Winter finish, 14 to 18 weeks

  • Shocking Summer Colour from the most heat-tolerant Interspecific Dianthus! 
  • Electrifying colours and all-season performance make Jolt stand out in landscapes and premium containers.
  • Highly durable plants withstand hot conditions with few disease issues and continue to flower without setting seed. 
  • Grower-friendly, well-branched plants are easy to produce with less to no PGRs.
  • Perfect for Summer premium grower choice quarts and gallons to command a higher price point.
  • Strong dark green foliage.
  • Performs as a semi-hardy annual in Zone 7 (0°F/-18°C minimum temperature) and milder.
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