Go Back Dianthus Amazon Neon Duo

Dianthus barbatus 'Amazon Neon'
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Plant Type: Perennials

Huge 7 inch clusters hold fringed 3/4 inch blooms in vivid shades of cherry-rose and magenta on strong stems. Dark green, glossy foliage sets off the vibrant blooms on this strong-stemmed, heat-tolerant series. Amazon does triple duty as a landscape/bedding plant, home garden cut flower. A reliable grower, this long blooming perennial grows 18-24 inches tall in full sun and well drained soil. Ideal for cut flowers, Amazon Neon will last up to 2 weeks in a vase. Excellent late season performer.

 


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Trim back after first bloom period to encourage new growth and repeat bloom.

Flower Color

Cherry rose/magenta

Foliage Color

Dark, glossy green

Plant Spread

12-18 in.

Good Companions

Plant Height

18-24 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

5-9

Soil Moisture

Average water needs


Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes

Border, Cut flower or foliage, Mass Plant, Container, Drought tolerant

Bloom Time

June-July

Critter Resistance

Deer resistant

Exposure

Full sun to part shade

Growth Rate

Medium

Seasonal Interests