Dianthus deltoides 'Brilliant'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Lore||The carnation-like fragrance shared by the entire Dianthus family contributes to the popularity of these small perennials.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growth 6 to 12 inches tall, 12 inches wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late spring through early summer|
|Design Ideas||A traditional perennial of the English cottage gardens that steps across to the highbrow perennial border as well. Superb edging along walks and pathways. Perfectly suited to rock gardens and spilling over the top of curbs and walls. Well sized for pots, troughs and window boxes.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Poolside, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Gift Plant|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||This charming Dianthus belongs with other cottage garden favorites such as Red Valerian, (Centranthus ruber 'Coccineus'), Klaus Jiletto Stoke's Aster, (Stokesia laevis 'Klaus Jelitto'), Nearly Wild Rose, (Rosa x 'Nearly Wild') and Violacea Plena Japanese Wisteria, (Wisteria floribunda 'Violacea Plena').|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9