Ideal™ Violet Dianthus Seeds

Ideal™ Violet Dianthus Seeds

Renowned for its great tolerance of both heat and cold

Item # 04070-PK-P1
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Genus Dianthus
Species chinensis x barbatus
Variety Ideal™ Violet
Item Form (P) Pkt of 15 seeds
Bloom Start To End Early Summer - Late Summer
Habit Compact
Seeds Per Pack 15
Plant Height 10 in - 12 in
Plant Width 12 in
Bloom Size 1.5 in
Additional Characteristics Easy Care Plants, Flower, Bloom First Year, Fragrance, Free Bloomer, Cool Season, Long Bloomers, Season Extenders
Bloom Color Magenta, Purple
Foliage Color Blue Green
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained, Dry
Resistance Heat Tolerant, Pest Resistant, Disease Resistant, Cold Hardy
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy, Sandy, Poor, Clay
Uses Beds, Containers, Cut Flowers, Ground Cover, Baskets

Review Summary
(Based on 2 Reviews)

5 star rating
Overall Rating: 5.0 / 5.0


5 star rating
My favorite
I am a work-from-home professional in education. from NJ wrote on May 16, 2018

I bought a bag of this seeds early last summer just to give it a try. almost all of them budded and most of them all flowered last fall. I carelessly planted them throughout various parts of my garden. They all came back this year. They are beautiful just as what it described. I even transplanted one two weeks ago. It survived and flowered too. I am not a growers. I spend the least amount of time on gardens. These Dianthus are my favoriate, and the COLOR! I must give it a 5 star.

5 star rating
Indescribably vivid color
mesanger from CO wrote on June 10, 2015

I started two plants from seed and summered them in pots, and they gave me the sweetest magenta-violet blooms. Slipping them into the ground with enough time to settle before winter, I hoped they survived my Zone 5 cold. This spring they came back early and lush, and the two plants are covered with... no exaggeration... hundreds of blooms! No photo seems to do this color justice. It is simply smile-provoking! I wish I had planted more... though this season I am trying the Salmon version from the "Ideal" range. Thanks for this beauty!

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