Telstar F1 Crimson

DIANTHUS chinensis x barbatus - FND531

The Telstar series, a hybrid Dianthus, is renowned for its resistance to Phytophthora and other damp-off pathogens. This floriferous series is bred for excellence, from pack to garden, with well-branched plants that produce a multitude of vibrant flowers. Developed to withstand both heat and frost, Telstar ensures beautiful, tough plants that thrive in various conditions, offering outstanding performance and a splash of colour to any setting.

Crop type Pot & Bedding
Article code FND531
Family Caryophyllaceae
Species chinensis x barbatus
Series Telstar F1
Variety Crimson
Colour Red
Plant height in cm 20-25
Awards FS-GM Fleuroselect Gold Medal
Days to Germinate 5-7
Germination Temperature in °C 21-24
Seedcount per gram 1,300-1,600
Division Flowers



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