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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): Purple

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.

Bright purple colour really pops in bouquets. Similar to the colour of the very popular Amazon Neon Purple.

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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