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Edible Flowers

Edible Flowers

Variety's Flowers may be consumed.



Variety is highly fragrant.

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets

Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.

Amazon Neon Cherry

Amazon Neon CherryPelleted (F1) Dianthus Seed


Product ID: 1788P

Bright, bold flowers on long, tough stems.

These brilliantly-colored beauties bloom the first year and produce 5-7 stems that can reach 36". The stems are thick, strong, and glossy green, supporting huge blooms. Long vase life. Zones 5-9. Best grown as an annual.

•Edible Flowers: Use the flower petals to garnish salads, desserts, soups, icing, and cold drinks. Flavor is of mild clove. Remove the petals from the flower base before consuming as the base can be quite bitter.

Ht. 18-36". Avg. 18,400 seeds/oz. Packet: 25 seeds.

Product Price Qty
1788PPacket  $4.50 
1788P50 Seeds  $6.90 
1788P100 Seeds  $10.85 
1788P250 Seeds  $20.35 
1788P500 Seeds  $36.20 
1788P1,000 Seeds  $65.30 

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   105-120

Plant Cycle:   (TP)  

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Edible Flowers   Fragrant   Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets  

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Growing Information


DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-14 days at 65-72°F (18-22°C).

SOWING: Transplant (recommended): Sow 10-12 weeks before last frost. Lightly press seed into medium. Transplant into cell packs or 3-4" pots 20-25 days after sowing. Harden off and transplant. Cool temperatures of 50-55°F (10-13°C) are required to keep the plants low growing and basal branching. Avoid warm temperatures in excess of 65°F (18°C), especially at night, which will product soft growth.
Direct seed: Early spring when a light frost is still possible.


SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Rich, sandy, well-drained soil that is slightly alkaline.



HARDINESS ZONES: Zones 5-9, but best as an annual.

HARVEST: Harvest when 10-20% of flowers in cluster or spray are open.

USES: Excellent commercial cut flower and is also suitable for gallon container production with one plant per gallon container. Also makes a lovely bedding plant.

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