Sep 22, 2017  Week: 38
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Amazon Rose Magic Dianthus

Grower Information:

Scientific Name : Dianthus barbatus interspecific

Common Name : Single Dianthus, Pinks, Carnation

Hardiness Zone : 6a - 8b

Blooming Season : Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Late Summer

Plant Habit : Upright

Spacing : 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)

Height : 18 - 36" (46 - 91cm)

Width : 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Exposure : Sun

Grower Information : 
Seed supplied as: Pelleted.
Dependable performance…by the bunch!
Versatile and programmable, Amazon can be produced year-round and is the best dianthus you can grow for Summer production. Whether you’re looking for a high-appeal filler for bouquets or an exceptional product for monoculture bunches, Amazon is the one you want!

Planting density: 3 to 4 plants/ft.2 (30 to 40 plants/m2) for Non-Pinched crop; 1.5 plants/ft.2 (15 plants/m2) for Pinched crop
Best for: Greenhouse, high tunnel, field

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: Late Spring/Summer greenhouse/field, 11 to 14 weeks; Late Summer/Winter greenhouse, 12 to 18 weeks; Field, 18 to 23 weeks

  • High yields of saleable stems.
  • No vernalization is needed for flowering.
  • As a Winter greenhouse crop, height is up to 36 in./91 cm, with tallest growth from early Autumn-transplanted plants.

Blooms start white and age to pink, then to deep rose; all colours show on individual flower heads.

Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit

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