Dianthus, China Pinks 'Diamond Coral'

Dianthus chinensis

Family: Caryophyllaceae (kar-ree-oh-fil-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dianthus (dy-AN-thus) (Info)
Species: chinensis (chi-NEN-sis) (Info)
Cultivar: Diamond Coral
Additional cultivar information:(Diamond series)

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Hardiness:

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

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Bloom Color:

Coral/Apricot

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Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Richmond, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Sep 25, 2011, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Posting as neutral b/c new in my garden.

Diamond offers a longer bloom period than any other Dianthus. It is a 6-8" uniform plant with an early simultaneous blooming habit on main and lateral stems. The tight flower window gives a long lasting flush of color. Cold and heat tolerant. Diamond is shorter and earlier to flower than the Ideals. Diamond is taller and earlier to flower than the Telstars series.
UPDATE: excellent plant, behaves like an annual. Have changed rating to positive. I keep it on the dryish side and seems to get along well with succulents

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