Dianthus x allwoodii Helen

Pinks, Carnations

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 6-8" (12-14" 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: Pink / Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
A Bluestone favorite forever, Dianthus Helen is fragrant without being overbearing (reminds one of clean fresh air), in the perfect shade of salmon - petals are double and not at all fragile. Foliage of grey-green leaves. Perfect for picking.

Features to Note:

  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Evergreen
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Edgers
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Fragrant
  • Web Exclusive
  • Deer Resistant

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 every 2-3 years in spring.

$9.95 ea.
(3+) $9.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: DIHE