Dianthus Horatio

Pinks, Carnations

$10.95 ea. (3+ discount) $10.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2018

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Plant Code: DIHO

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Fragrant large white flowers with deep red flecks and splashes of color. Nice, compact bluish green foliage. Dianthus Horatio makes a charming addition tucked in the rock garden or front of border. Evergreen.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 12"
Spacing: 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: White
Accent: Red
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Edgers
  • Evergreen
  • Fragrant
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant

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

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.