Dec 22, 2014  Week: 52
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Sweet Purple White Bicolor Dianthus

Scientific Name : Dianthus barbatus

Common Name : Dianthus

Hardiness Degree : -10°F (-23.3°C)

Blooming Season : Early Spring, Spring, Autumn

Plant Habit : Upright

Spacing : 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)

Height : 18 - 36" (46 - 91cm)

Width : 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Exposure : Sun

Grower Information : Supplied as pelleted seed.
No vernalization required for first-year-flowering. Produces high yields of saleable stems for florists. Very uniform for height and flowering time. Taller growth comes from early, Autumntransplanted, greenhouse-grown plants. Good frost and heat tolerance. Can be marketed in 6-in./15-cm to gallon containers. Scarlet is 3 to 5 days later to flower than others in the series.

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