Scientific Name : Dianthus hybrida
Common Name : China Pinks, Cheddar Pinks
Hardiness Zone : 5a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -20°F (-29°C)
Blooming Season : Early Spring, Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Frost Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Attracts Butterflies, Drought Tolerant, Fragrant Flowers
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 : Delightful double rose-pink flowers provide a lovely burst of color in early Spring followed by continual blooming until Autumn.
The tidy mounded habit keeps the plants neat and virtually maintenance-free in the garden.
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.
Delightful double rose-pink flowers provide a lovely cascade of color with a tidy, mounded habit that keeps the plants neat and virtually maintenance-free in the garden.
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