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Dianthus SCENT FIRST® TALL Romance

Dianthus hybrid = ‘Wp09 Wen04’

The award-winning Whetman® SCENT FIRST® Series are ideal for larger pots and containers being naturally compact and free flowering. The air will be filled with their beautiful spicy fragrance and they will repeat flower after the main flush of blooms if deadheaded and fed.

Romance ‘Wp09 Wen04’: A mass of salmon-pink flowers with a carmine eye. Very uniform plant. Flowering height approx. 9”.

Origin: United Kingdom

Description / Plant Notes:

• USDA Zone 5. (-20°F or -28°C).
• Naturally compact and free flowering.
• Beautiful spicy fragrance.
• Repeat blooming.

Patent Status: PP 21,843

PK Sheet
USDA Zone: 5 - 9
Height: 7 to 11-inches
18 to 28-centimeters
Spread: 7 to 11-inches
18 to 28-centimeters
Seasons: Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Summer, Late Summer, Autumn
Flower Colors: Salmon, Pink
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 21,843
Origin: United Kingdom

Grower Culture

Media: Well-draining media
pH: 5.5pH to 6.2pH
Fertilization: Medium | 200 ppm
Light: High
Water: Well-Drained to Moderate
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 SCENT FIRST® TALL Memories
Dianthus SCENT FIRST® TALL Passion
Dianthus SCENT FIRST® TALL Sugar Plum