Oct 18, 2018  Week: 42
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Sweet™ Purple Improved Dianthus

2019 New Variety!
Grower Information:

Scientific Name : Dianthus barbatus

Hardiness Zone : 6a - 8b

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 : 
Seed supplied as: Pelleted.
Best in class makes the best bouquets
Sweet offers the best commercial D. barbatus series available. With no vernalization needed for first-year-flowering, you can program for year-round production. Add to that the very uniform height and flowering, excellent retail holdability and 11 separate bright colours, and you’ve got one sweet series to grow and send to market!

Planting density: 4 to 6 plants/ft.2 (42 to 64 plants/m2)
Best for: Greenhouse, high tunnel; also suitable for field
Floral selection guide: Filler, volume

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

  • Top-notch filler series features large, fragrant and long-lasting blooms on strong, straight stems.
  • Produces high yields of saleable stems.
  • Taller growth comes from early, Autumn-transplanted, greenhouse-grown plants.

Richer colour and improved uniformity.

'PAS1217319'

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