2003 AAS Bedding Plant Award Winner:
Dianthus 'Corona Cherry Magic' F1
National Winner
2003 AAS Bedding Plant Award Winner:
Dianthus 'Corona Cherry Magic' F1
National Winner
2003 AAS Bedding Plant Award Winner:
Dianthus 'Corona Cherry Magic' F1
National Winner

Dianthus 'Corona Cherry Magic' F1
2003 AAS Bedding Plant Award Winner

This is the first dianthus with a capricious bicolor pattern. The flower color can be entirely cherry red, entirely lavender or a mosaic of both colors. The unpredictable design is whimsical. Best performance will occur in a full-sun location. Expect large, 2-inch blooms. 'Corona Cherry Magic' plants will reach 7 to 9 inches tall when mature and spread 8 to 10 inches. This annual provides flower color throughout the growing season. 'Corona Cherry Magic' bedding plants will be available from garden centers.

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AAS Winner Primary Details
Award: AAS Bedding Plant Award Winner
Award Type: National Winner
Class: Dianthus
Variety Name: 'Corona Cherry Magic' F1
Genus: Dianthus
Species: chinensis
Year: 2003
Common Name: Dianthus
Type: Flowers
Breeder: PanAmerican Seed
Close Market Comparison: 'Raspberry Super Parfait,' 'Oriental Carpet'
Plant Needs
Duration Type: Annual
Light Needs: Full sun
Staking Required: NO
Plant Characteristics
Foliage Color: Dark green
Plant Habit: Mounded
Plant Height: Short: Under 10"
Garden Spacing: 8-10 inches
Bloom Time: Summer
Bloom Color: Red, Lavender
Bloom Color Pattern: Bicolor
Bloom Size: 2.25 inches
Fragrance: None
Home Gardener Use
Container: YES
Hanging Basket: YES
Low Edging: YES

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