Scientific Name: Dianthus barbatus interspecific
Hardiness Zone: 6a - 8b
Hardiness Degree: 20°F (-6.7°C)
Blooming Season: Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Late Summer
Plant Habit: Upright
Characteristics: Attract Bees, Attracts Butterfly, Attracts Hummingbird, Fragrant Flowers, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant
Spacing: 10-14" (25.4-35.6cm)
Height: 18-36" (45.7-91.4cm)
Width: 10-12" (25.4-30.5cm)
Uses: Border, Cut Flower, Cottage Garden, Garden Bed, Landscape, Mixed Container
A mix of Neon Cherry and Neon Purple. 2004 Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers "Fresh Cut Flower of the Year".
A Cool Season Thrivers selection!
Versatile Amazon performs as an exceptional landscape and bedding plant, showing very good heat tolerance. It is also an excellent commercial and home garden cut flower. Very dark green, glossy leaves on strong stems are the perfect backdrop to the bright, serrated-edged flowers for a vibrant head-turning show. In landscapes, Amazon grows to about 24 in. (60 cm) tall; as a Winter greenhouse-grown cut flower crop, height is up to 36 in. (45 to 90 cm). Attracts butterflies. Well-suited to gallon or larger pot production. Does not require vernalization to flower. Supplied as easy-to-sow pelleted seed only.