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Plants We Love Dianthus Jolt Series

Dianthus ‘Jolt’ is an interspecific dianthus. Jolt is the most heat-tolerant dianthus available to gardeners today. It is very durable with few diseases. And to add to its beauty, it continues to flower throughout the season without setting seeds.


Botanical name:Dianthusbarbatus ‘Jolt’
Common name: Jolt dianthus
Bloom color: Rich pink
Bloom duration: Spring to frost
Height: 10–24 inches
Width: 10–14 inches
Habit: Mounding, upright
Sun requirements: Full sun
Hardiness: Annual

This is a great pollinator plant, attracting bees, butterflies and hummingbirds, too. Requires full sun and rich, well-draining soil. Water it well to keep moist and fertilize it weekly for best results.