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Pinks

Dianthus 'Key Lime Pie' PPAF

This fragrant selection features pure white, single blooms with unique, apple green centers. Ideal for pots and containers, garden borders and modern landscapes.

The Whetman American Pie™ series of pinks is bred for blooms that are carried on sturdy stems that do not flop. Great for picking, long-lasting cut flowers. This fragrant selection features pure white, single blooms with unique, apple green centers. Ideal for pots & containers, garden borders and modern landscapes. Bred by Whetman® Pinks, the UK’s leading breeder and propagator of award winning perfumed Dianthus, with a worldwide reputation for quality. Renowned for their cold and drought tolerance, Whetman® genetics are truly the benchmark of Dianthus breeding. Many varieties have won the RHS Award of Garden Merit and have exhibited at the pinnacle of the UK hort scene, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. USPPP: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Characteristics:

Bloom Time:

Blooms late spring to mid summer

Mature Height:

10-12 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

5-9 Find your zone

Exposure:

Full Sun,Partial Shade

Features and Usage:

Greenhouse Growing Instructions:

Grow on at 62-65° F under long days with high lights levels. Keep soil evenly moist avoiding extremes. Provide good air circulation and keep foliage dry, especially at night. Once plants are actively growing, apply a slow release fertilizer. Plants generally finish in 6-8 weeks based on growing conditions.
Plants Per Gallon: 1

Transplanting Instructions:

Plant in well draining potting soil keeping crown of plant at same level it was in the plug. Do not plant crown below soil. Once potted, water immediately and apply a broad spectrum fungicide according to directions to avoid crown and root rot.

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

Plant in any soil that drains well. Full sun is preferred but will tolerate partial shade although the blooms might not be as prolific.

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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.