Dianthus gratianopolitanus Tiny Rubies

Pinks, Carnations

$9.95 ea. (3+ discount) $9.50 ea.

Preorder for Spring 2019

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Plant Code: DITR

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A charming cushion of 1" foliage, covered with masses of brilliant tiny double pink flowers. Dianthus Tiny Rubies is a choice dwarf plant for a sunny area, great tucked into nooks and crannies of a rock garden.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 2"
Spacing: 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: Pink
Accent: Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Deer Resistant
  • Evergreen

Dianthus General Information

Foliage remains evergreen in all but the coldest winters. 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.