Dianthus Flowers

Growing season in north Florida

Zone Jax, Fl 32225 | Moberent added on November 11, 2016 | Answered

Dianthus grow from May to October and frost would do them in. Is that applicable for north Florida? They are abundant at Home Depot and Lowes but I was hesitant to buy them. Will they make it until January? No photos.

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Answered on November 11, 2016

In north Florida, you would most likely have your first frost sometime in December. Most Dianthus flowers can withstand a light frost but not a hard frost. So they would most likely make it to December, but it's hard to predict whether they'd make it to January.

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