Arctic Fire Dianthus

Dianthus deltoides 'Arctic Fire'

SKU
04475
Long-blooming groundcover for cool climates. Produces a carpet of white flowers, each with a brilliant red eye. Excellent as edging at the front of perennial borders, containers, or in cottage gardens. Evergreen perennial.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Average Size at MaturityModerate growth 6 in. tall, 12 in. wide, spreading to 18 in. or wider with time.
Bloom TimeLate spring through early summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorMulticolored
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleCottage
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureExtreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9

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