Week 19 – May 11, 2021

Plant Information

Jolt™ Pink Magic Interspecific Dianthus

  • Jolt™ Pink Magic Interspecific Dianthus - Bloom
  • Jolt™ Pink Magic Interspecific Dianthus - Container
  • Jolt™ Pink Magic Interspecific Dianthus - Landscape
Growing Information:
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Marketing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Dianthus barbatus interspecific

Common Name: Interspecific Dianthus

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.
  • All-America Selections National Winner Jolt Pink continues to stir up consumer excitement with extra publicity and promotion.
2019 Louisiana State University Super Plant
Flowers open white, then light pink, and mature to dark pink; optimal colour pattern results from high light and cool night temperatures.

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