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Dianthus Jolt Cherry


  • »  Stunning cherry red frilly flowers with pink overtones and red centres
  • »  Blooms in early spring, and throughout the summer

  • Category:Annual
  • Hardiness Zone:7a-11
  • Height:40-50 cm
  • Spread:30-35 cm
  • Bloom Color: Red
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Soil Moisture
Average Water
Moist, Well-Drained
Additional Information about Dianthus 'Cherry'

64 Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish:Late Spring through Autumn finish, 11 to 13 weeks; Winter finish, 14 to 18 weeks

  • Shocking Summer color from the most heat-tolerant Interspecific Dianthus!
  • Electrifying colors and all-season performance make Jolt stand out in landscapes and premium containers.
  • Highly durable plants withstand hot conditions with few disease issues and continue to flower without setting seed.
  • Grower-friendly, well-branched plants are easy to produce with less to no PGRs.
  • Perfect for Summer premium grower choice quarts and gallons to command a higher price point.
  • Strong dark green foliage.
  • Performs as a semi-hardy annual in Zone 7 (0°F/-18°C minimum temperature) and milder.
  • All-America Selections National Winner Jolt Pink continues to stir up consumer excitement with extra publicity and promotion.

Best for: 6-in. (15-cm) pots and larger

Jolt delivers Shocking Summer Color!™ This interspecific heat-tolerant dianthus provides a powerful surge of season-long performance and electrifying color in landscapes and containers. Its well-branched plant habit makes Jolt grower-friendly and easy to produce in premium containers with less to no PGRs.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Dianthus 'Cherry'

Plant in full sun in soil with good drainage. Average fertilization required.
Bloom Time: Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Late Summer