Dianthus barbatus Indian Carpet

Dwarf Sweet William

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 6" (Plant 12" to 16" apart)
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Mid-Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 3-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower / Accent: Red / White
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
A charming old favorite, so effective in masses. Very dwarf form, 6". A colorful carpet from spring until summer. Shades of white, pink and red in unique patterns on each blossom. Dianthus Indian Carpet provides a kaleidoscope of color.

Features to Note:

  • OK in Containers
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Fragrant
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • For a Sunny Spot
  • Web Only

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 barbatus self-sows readily.

Dianthus Plant Care:

Allow seed to fall for future plants. Do not prune for winter, but clean up in spring.

$8.95 ea.
(3+) $8.50 ea.
Fall 2014
Plant Code: DIIC