Dianthus chinensis Strawberry Parfait

Gold Medal

Strawberry Parfait' received the Fleuroselect Gold Medal, together with sister variety Raspberry Parfait, for its attractiveness as a Pack plant. This Dianthus is very compact and very free flowering. Flower colour is light rose at the edges and deep scarlet in the center. Its name 'Strawberry Parfait' is the best indication of its colour and pattern.

In detail

'Strawberry Parfait' is a very early, uniform and compact, new variety. From the very beginning, it is extremely floriferousness and has a high decorative value. It earned the Gold Medal in the Fleuroselect Pack trials, but also performs splendidly in the garden. Professional bedding plant growers are sure to benefit from growing 'Strawberry Parfait'. The Fleuroselect judges chose 'Strawberry Parfait' for its compact growth, its earliness, its uniformity and its attractiveness. Indeed, the plants are very early and exceptionally uniform in growth and habit. The colour of the big flowers - from light rose to deep scarlet middle - is the main reason it is so attractive. Professional growers will appreciate their beautiful features, which quarantee security and success in packs, pots and gardens. They flower richly from plugs, reaching their peak in June and July. Also home gardeners find 'Strawberry Parfait' easy to grow. They can raise compact plants without the use of chemicals. In the garden it combines very well with the darker sister variety Raspberry Parfait and with the soft pastel colours of Begonia Pin-up.

Technical information

Novelty Characteristic:
Attractive, compact, free flowering.
Light rose with deep scarlet center
Diameter 4,5 cm., single
Flowering Period:
Early, throughout the summer
F1 hybrid, diploid, annual
Packs, pots and gardens
1200 seeds per gram, 85% germination , germination time 7-14 days
Compact, height 15 cm., spread 20 cm

Sow 9-10 weeks before sales at ±20°C

Registration details

Syngenta/Goldsmith Seed
Entry number:
Protection Period:
0 years