DIANTHUS

Chiba

F1 Dianthus interspecific

The Chiba series is extra early flowering and has a compact, basal branching plant habit. In this Dianthus category, Chiba is the most compact series 20-25 cm (8-10 in.). The flowers are 3 cm (1.25 in.) in diameter. The short and strong flower stems show clusters of well-rounded flowers. Chiba requires less growth regulators and is heat, rain and cold resistant.

  • the earliest flowering series of Dianthus chinensis x barbatus
  • suited for production in packs and 10-12 cm (4-5 in.) pots and containers
  • basal branching plant habit
  • suited for autumn and spring sales
  • heat, cold and rain resistant
  • excellent garden performance

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Life cycle: annual
Use: pack, pots, outdoor containers, beds and borders
Height in pot: 20-25 cm (8-10 in.)
Garden height: 30-35 cm (12-14 in.)
Garden width: 20-25 cm (8-10 in.)
Seed count: 1,100-1,250 S/ gram, (30,000-35,000 S/oz)
Seed form: normal and pelleted


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