Spring Flowering Bulbs

Dianthus allwoodii Agatha

Cottage Pinks

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 10" (Plant 10" apart)
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower / Accent: Pink / Rose
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Ageless appeal. Semi-double pink blossoms with a darker eye blanket Dianthus Agatha. Very durable and one of the most fragrant. Charming fringed petals highlight the blue-green evergreen foliage. This variety is prized because of its spreading habit and extra longevity. Perfect for small bouquets.

Features to Note:

  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant
  • OK in Containers
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Edgers
  • Evergreen
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Fragrant
  • For a Sunny Spot

Dianthus General Information:

Dianthus are garden classics, appearing in many shapes and colors, most with blue/green or blue frosted quill-like foliage. Long blooming, perfect for small bouquets-most are fragrant. A cottage garden is not complete without several Dianthus. All are heat tolerant and low maintenance beauties.

Dianthus Plant Care:

Deadheading and picking flowers for indoors will prolong blooming. Do not shear foliage. Prefers a loose and sandy alkaline soil. Can be divided every 2-3 years in spring.

$9.95 ea.
(3+) $9.50 ea.
Spring 2014
Plant Code: DIAG