Category Archives: Dianthus

More from My “Year of the Dianthus”

All of my dianthus plants have had a spectacular summer. I recently raved about my Jolt series favorites—‘Pink Jolt’ and ‘Cherry Jolt’—but I don’t want to leave out ‘Neon Rose Magic.’ I’ve written about this one before, but it’s such … Continue reading

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Dianthus ‘Cherry Jolt’

Last year I grew AAS-winning Dianthus ‘Pink Jolt’ and loved it. The plants were well-behaved and such a refreshing burst of new color in mid-summer. This year I sprouted ‘Pink Jolt’ again, but I also tried its sibling, ‘Cherry Jolt’. … Continue reading

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Dianthus ‘Pink Jolt’

If you like to get a headstart on the growing season by sprouting flower seeds indoors, try Dianthus ‘Pink Jolt’ for a burst of brilliant color in mid-summer. You’ll find this cultivar for sale in many of the seed catalogs … Continue reading

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The Magic of ‘Amazon Neon Rose Magic’

I forgot how much I enjoy growing Dianthus ‘Amazon Neon Rose Magic’. The plants don’t start blooming until later in the growing season, and by that time they are a sight for sore eyes. I started my plants from seed … Continue reading

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A New Purple for My Palette

I’ve been growing Dianthus ‘Amazon Neon Rose Magic’ for quite a few years. It’s easy to sprout from seed indoors, and many of my plants gut out winter and reappear in the spring. The plants grow 18 to 36 inches … Continue reading

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Garden Winner: Dianthus ‘Amazon Neon Rose Magic’

My garden looks pretty sad right now, but my Dianthus ‘Amazon Neon Rose Magic’ plants are bucking the trend. Their foliage is green, shiny and healthy and the plants continue to churn out beautiful clusters of spicy pink, white and … Continue reading

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