double flowered

F1 Dianthus interspecific

Dianthus Elegance is a cross of a perennial species that imparts hardiness to this series. Its excellent response to growth regulators allows you to create any plant you wish. From extremely compact plants of 12 cm (5 in.) to medium tall flowering pot and/or bedding plants. Without application of PGRs, Dianthus Elegance reaches a height of approx. 45-60 cm (18-24 in.) Dianthus Elegance features double, lacy flowers on a medium tall sturdy plant. It is well-branched and does not require stem support. It does well in the landscape as a feature plant or as a thriller component in mixed containers.

  • First year flowering perennial

  • Winterhardy to USDA zone 5

  • Semi-double to double flowers

  • Medium tall sturdy plant habit

  • Suited for landscaping and backyard cutting gardens

  • Suited as a thriller component in mixed containers

  • Heat tolerant and flowering all season long

  • Excellent garden performance

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Life cycle: hardy perennial
Use: pack, pots, outdoor containers, beds and borders
Height in pot: 25-35 cm (10-14 in.)
Garden height: 45-60 cm (18-24 in.)
Garden width: 25-30 cm (10-12 in.)
Seed count: 1,100-1,250 S/gram, (30,000-35,000 S/oz)
Seed form: normal and pelleted
Germination rate: 85%

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