May 29, 2015  Week: 22
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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 : 

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: Late Spring/Summer greenhouse/field, 8 to 9 weeks;
Late Summer/Winter greenhouse, 9 to 13 weeks; Field, 15 to 18 weeks
Supplied as pelleted seed. 

  • The best commercial D. barbatus series available: year-round
    production…no vernalization needed…10 separate bright colours. 
  • Top-notch filler series features large, fragrant and long-lasting blooms
    on strong, straight stems. 
  • Produces high yields of saleable stems. 
  • Very uniform for height and flowering time. 
  • Excellent retail holdability. 
  • Taller growth comes from early, Autumn-transplanted, greenhousegrown
    plants.

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