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Oct 22, 2021  Week: 42

Sweet™ Deep Pink Maxine Dianthus

    Sweet™ Deep Pink Maxine Bloom

    Sweet™ Deep Pink Maxine Single Stem, White Background

    Sweet™ Deep Pink Maxine Mono Vase, White Background

Grower Information:

Scientific Name: Dianthus barbatus

Common Name: Sweet William

Propagation Method: Seed

Form Supplied As: Pelleted

Cultivation Type: Greenhouse, High Tunnel

Planting Density: 64 plants/sq. meter (6 plants/sq. foot).

Usage: Filler, Secondary

Flower Color (primary): Pink/Rose

Foliage Color: Medium Green

Versatile and programmable series can be produced without vernalization and is the best dianthus for cooler production seasons. A top-notch filler series that features large, long-lasting blooms on strong stems.

More intense color than Sweet Pink. A top-selling color in most markets.

Stem Length: 46 - 91cm (18 - 36")

Harvest Recommendation: Harvest stems when 20-50% of florets are open.

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.


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