Dianthus Sugar Plum New Item

Scent FirstŪ Series

Pinks, Carnations

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 10" (Plant 12" apart)
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Mid-Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower / Accent: Red / White
Patent: #21,398
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Layered tiers of red petals trimmed with white resemble the full ruffled petticoats worn by square dancers. Not to be outdone by its fragrant double blossoms, the mounding foliage is a stunning frosty blue.

From the Scent FirstŪ Series, choose a spot where you can enjoy the delicious spicy fragrance. Dianthus Sugar Plum is a charmingly sweet perennial perfect for rock gardens, edging or your favorite flower pot on the deck.

Features to Note:

  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Fragrant
  • Evergreen
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • 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 in spring every 2-3 years.

$12.95 ea.
(3+) $12.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: DISU