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Dianthus Raspberry Surprise

Pinks

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 6" (10" in flower) (Plant 12" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 4-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower / Accent: Pink / Burgundy
Patent: #16,029
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Dianthus flowers are held just above the 6" grey-green foliage on sturdy stems - no flopping. Fragrant, raspberry colored, double-frilled flowers with a burgundy center beg to be picked. Feel free to do so, as picking flowers just makes room for more!

Features to Note:

  • Edgers
  • Evergreen
  • Fragrant
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • 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 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 in spring every 2-3 years.

$8.95 ea.
(3+) $8.50 ea.
Spring 2015
Plant Code: DIRS