Oct 20, 2020  Week: 43

Amazon™ Neon Purple Dianthus

Grower Information:

Scientific Name: Dianthus barbatus interspecific

Common Name: Single Dianthus, Pinks, Carnation

Propagation Method: Seed

Form Supplied As: Pelleted

Cultivation Type: Greenhouse, High Tunnel

Planting Density: 40 plants/sq. meter (3 to 4 plants/sq. foot).

Usage: Filler, Secondary

Flower Color (primary): Purple

Flower Color (secondary): Lavender/Violet

Foliage Color: Dark Green

Versatile and programmable, Amazon can be produced year-round without vernalisation and is the best dianthus for warmer production seasons. Whether you’re looking for a high-appeal filler for bouquets or an exceptional product for grower bunches, Amazon is the one you want!

Stem Length: 46 - 91cm (18 - 36")

Harvest Recommendation: Harvest stems when 50% of florets have opened.

Post-Harvest Recommendation: Dianthus are sensitive to ethylene; it is recommended to treat with an ethylene-inhibiting product. Hydrate and store in a cooler at 1-3°C (34-38°F) in commercial floral holding solution at the manufacturer recommended rates.

Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit

'PAS247290'

Other Amazon™ Varieties
Amazon™ Neon Cherry Dianthus Amazon™ Rose Magic Dianthus Amazon™ Neon Duo Dianthus