Holiday Bulbs

Dianthus gratianopolitanus Firewitch

Pinks

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 10-12" (Plant 12" apart)
Bloom Time: Mid-Spring to Mid-Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 3-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower / Accent: Pink / Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Long flowering German Hybrid with ice blue foliage forms a tidy mat that stays evergreen. Firewitch has brilliant pink single flowers that have frilled petals combined with a pleasing clove scent. Perennial Plant of the Year 2006.

Features to Note:

  • Groundcovers
  • Fragrant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Evergreen
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • 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 gratianopolitanus forms spreading low mats of blue green foliage.

Dianthus Plant Care:

Shear off old flowering stems and the top couple inches of foliage after blooming. Foliage will quickly recover and look nice, even into winter. Prefers loose and sandy alkaline soils. Can be divided in spring every 2-3 years.

$9.95 ea.
(3+) $9.50 ea.
Spring 2015
Plant Code: DIFW