Dianthus x allwoodii Desmond

Perpetual Flowering Pinks

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 8" (14" in flower) (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: Red / Red
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
No garden should be without the bold red double flower of Dianthus Desmond. Captivating red flowers with the evergreen aqua blue foliage are a garden classic. This sun-loving beauty is perfect for small fragrant bouquets. The more the flowers are cut, the more they bloom.

Features to Note:

  • Fragrant
  • Evergreen
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Tried & True / Good for Beginners

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.

$9.95 ea.
(3+) $9.50 ea.
Ships: Fall 2016
Plant Code: DIDE