Dianthus Jolt Cherry Flower has bright cherry-red, single blooms that are ruffled on the edges. The foliage is dark green with narrow leaves. You will be sure to attract hummingbirds and butterflies to your flower garden when planting fragrant dianthus. Deer will not be found munching on this particular plant. Make sure that drought tolerant dianthus are planted in a location that drains well and try to avoid mulching with wood chips or organic material because this tends to transfer funguses to them.ultra-vivid cherry shade mixes magnificently with celosia, rudbeckia and echinacea in the front of the sunny border; downright awesome in a container. Jolt Cherry Dianthus Seeds produce blooms that are deep vibrant cherry red. The Jolt series is highly durable and will withstand hot summer conditions and remain in flower with few disease issues. Large red flower heads bloom over strong dark green foliage on well-branched plants.
The Jolt series is a cross between Sweet William and annual dianthus. This paring has created larger blooms that appear earlier than dwarf varieties and are self-cleaning. You can make gorgeous bouquets with the large bloom clusters.
There are over 300 species of dianthus flowers in the world. They come in a myriad of colors: red, purple, white and pink. Some common dianthus flowers are carnations, pinks and sweet williams.
Not only are dianthuses beautiful, they are also very easy to grow. You’ll find that the most difficult part of growing dianthus is choosing which type(s) you want to plant. They come in annuals, biennials and perennials—which allow you to enjoy them all year round. They bloom during the mid-summer in the Midwest and the North—and during the fall and winter in the South. You can plant dianthus flowers in spring or fall.
Dianthus flowers are very low maintenance. They require only cool weather, rich and slightly alkaline soil, and full sun exposure. Dianthus flowers are perfect for plant containers and will bring a splash of color to any urban balcony garden. Dianthus flowers come in many colors, either it be a solid white, red, purple, pink and sometimes yellow, or with two colors or marks in the petals. The height of this flower ranges from 6 inches to 3 feet, and there are so many Dianthus varieties that any gardener can find a beautiful Dianthus species to fit his or her balcony garden.