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Dianthus Ruby's Tuesday

Pinks, Carnations

$14.95 ea. (3+ discount) $14.50 ea.

Preorder for Spring 2021

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Plant Code: DIRU

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Add sassy color with these 2” double flowers in deep crimson-red. Anticipate lots of butterflies as they flit and flutter from one spicy clove-scented flower to the next. Attractive mounding icy-blue evergreen foliage is deer resistant. Long blooming.

Dianthus Ruby’s Tuesday is bred by Whetman® Pinks Ltd. for large, double, fragrant flowers. Dianthus are versatile perennials at home in mixed borders, containers, butterfly, heirloom and cutting gardens. A sun-loving beauty! The more the flowers are cut, the more they bloom. With their compact habit, they will tuck easily into any sunny location.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 15-18"
Spacing: Plant 10-14" apart
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower: Red
Accent: Red
Patent: PP13,872
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • 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.

Dianthus Plant Care

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.