Scientific Name : Dianthus hybrida
Common Name : China Pinks, Cheddar Pinks
Hardiness Zone : 4b - 9a
Hardiness Degree : -25°F (-32°C)
Blooming Season : Early Spring, Autumn, Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Attracts Butterflies, Drought Tolerant, Fragrant Flowers, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant
Water : Light
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
Height : 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)
Width : 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : A wonderful landscape border variety that provides a burst of rich, red flowers in Spring and continual blooming in Summer and Fall. Displays tidy mounds of strong, silvery-green foliage.
Idea & Tips : Plant in a sunny border or rock-garden location. Water to establish plants, then only as needed under drought conditions. Removing old flower stems will keep the plants looking fresh and tidy, and will encourage more flowers.
- Requires no vernalization to flower.
- Will rebloom consistently from early Spring until Fall.
- Tolerant of rainy and wet conditions.
- Tidy, mounding habit is great for landscape borders.
- Ideal for 2.5-qt. and 1-gal. pot sizes.
Available as unrooted cuttings or liners
Features silver-blue foliage with deep red flowers that don’t fade in the heat or sun.
Protection Information : PPAF
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Darwin Perennials