Dianthus Appleblossom Burst

Pretty Poppers™ Series

Pinks, Carnations

$15.95 $11.96 (25% off) $11.63 ea. (3+ discount)

Fall 2022

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Plant Code: DIAP

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Jumbo flowers in multiple shades – white to an intense pink blush all with burgundy centers provide a spectacular, multi-dimensional color burst of frilly semi-double fragrant flowers. Exceptional! Plant Dianthus and pollinators will come!

Bred by Walters Gardens, from the Pretty Poppers™ Series. We’re told that when Dianthus Appleblossom Burst is grown in a greenhouse, it will be nearly white, so give this beauty some time to blush with color once it is introduced to your garden. Blue-green foliage.


Type: Perennials
Height: Short 8-10"
Spacing: Plant 18" apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 4-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower: Pink
Accent: White
Patent: Pending
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Evergreen
  • Fragrant
  • Long-Blooming
  • OK in Containers

Dianthus General Information

Foliage remains evergreen in all but the coldest winters. 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. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Dianthus Plant Care

Shear off old flowering stems and approximately 1/3 of the 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.