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Dianthus AMERICAN PIE® Cherry Pie

Dianthus = ‘Wp18 Pie165’

Dianthus AMERICAN PIE® Cherry Pie is a beautiful new hybrid pink, with amazingly delicious color – deep cherry-red. Part of the Dianthus Whetman® AMERICAN PIE® Collection.

Blooms are carried on sturdy stems that do not flop. Great for picking, long-lasting cut flowers. They are ideal for pots & containers, garden borders, modern landscapes.

Bred by Whetman® Pinks, the UK’s leading breeder and propagator of award-winning perfumed Dianthus, with a worldwide reputation for quality. Renowned for their cold and drought tolerance, Whetman® genetics are truly the benchmark of Dianthus breeding. Many varieties have won the RHS Award of Garden Merit and have exhibited at the pinnacle of the UK hort. scene, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Whetman Pinks

Origin: United Kingdom

Description / Plant Notes:

  • Bred for beautifully scented blooms & excellent garden performance
  • Eye-catching vibrant red blooms are carried on sturdy stems that do not flop
  • Estimated USDA Zone 5 (-20°F or -28°C)
  • Compact mounding habit 11″ x 11″

Patent Status: PPAF

PK Sheet
USDA Zone: 5 - 9
Height: 8 to 11-inches
20 to 28-centimeters
Spread: 8 to 11-inches
20 to 28-centimeters
Seasons: Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Summer, Late Summer, Autumn
Flower Colors: Red
Foliage Colors: Silver-Blue
Light Levels: Full-Sun
Growth Habit: Compact-mounded
Usage: Container Gardens, Containers, Cut Flowers, Garden border, Landscapes, Mass landscape planting, Pollinator Plant, Pots
Patent Status: PPAF
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 AMERICAN PIE® Bumbleberry Pie
Dianthus AMERICAN PIE® Georgia Peach Pie
Dianthus AMERICAN PIE® Key Lime Pie