Dianthus gratianopolitanus Firewitch

Pinks, Carnations

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
2006 Perennial Plant Association's Plant of the Year. 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.

Features to Note:

  • Groundcovers
  • Fragrant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Evergreen
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Deer Resistant
  • Good for Cut Flowers

Dianthus General Information:

Dianthus gratianopolitanus forms spreading low mats of blue green foliage.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:

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.

$13.95 ea.
(3+) $13.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: DIFW