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Dianthus STAR DOUBLE™ ‘Starlette’

Dianthus hybrid

The Whetman Pinks® STAR DOUBLE™ Collection has a double bloom appeal. These varieties produce attractive deeply fringed double pink flowers from 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™ ‘Starlette’ (Evian): Masses of fragrant, deep raspberry double blooms carried on sturdy stems.

Origin: 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 21,438

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: Purple-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 21,438
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 STAR DOUBLE™ Pop Star