Dianthus-Star-Double-Pop-Star-001
DOWNLOAD HIGH-RESOLUTION IMAGE ABOVE

Additional images for download: (entire, uncropped image shown)

  • Dianthus-SD-Pop-Star-004
  • Dianthus-SD-Pop-Star-002
  • Dianthus-Star-Double-Pop-Star-001
  • Dianthus-Star-Double-Pop-Star-003

Dianthus STAR DOUBLE™ Pop Star

Dianthus = ‘Devon Esther’

The Whetman Pinks® STAR DOUBLE™ Collection has a double bloom appeal! These varieties produce attractive deeply fringed double pink flowers from the early season. The spicy scented flowers are 1” – 1.5” diameter, held 3” above foliage that forms a tidy compact blue-green mound. Day-neutral, with perpetual flowering, they are heavily budded in spring. Vernalization is not necessary.

Dianthus STAR DOUBLE™ Pop Star ‘Devon Esther’: Deeply fringed double lavender blooms with a cherry eye on a compact plant. Slightly taller than others in the range.

Origin: Whetman Pinks Ltd, United Kingdom

Description / Plant Notes:

• USDA Zone 5. (-20°F or -28°C).
• Fragrant, bright colorful single blooms. Repeat blooming.
• Glaucous foliage with a unique dense mounding habit.
• No vernalization required for blooming

Patent Status: PP 18,222

PK Sheet
USDA Zone: 5 - 9
Height: 5 to 7-inches
13 to 18-centimeters
Spread: 5 to 7-inches
13 to 18-centimeters
Seasons: Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Summer, Late Summer, Autumn
Flower Colors: Pink, Maroon
Foliage Colors: Silver-Blue
Light Levels: Full-Sun
Growth Habit: Compact-mounded
Usage: Container Gardens, Containers, Cut Flowers, Garden border, Landscapes, Mass landscape planting, Pots
Patent Status: PP 18,222
Origin: United Kingdom

Grower Culture

General:
 
Media: Well-draining media
pH: 5.5pH to 6.2pH
Fertilization: Medium | 200 ppm
Light: High
Water: Well-Drained to Moderate
 
Finishing:
 
Growing Temp Day: 60°F to 65°F | 16°C to 16°C
Growing Temp Night: 55°F to 60°F | 13°C to 13°C
 
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
 
4-inch: 8 to 10-weeks with 1 ppp
1-gallon: 10 to 16-weeks with 1 ppp
Other Varieties
in the Collection:
Dianthus STAR DOUBLE™ ‘Starlette’