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Delilah™ Purple Dianthus

Dianthus plumaris

Pronunciation: dy-AN-thus
SKU #44093
4-9

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OVERVIEW
Description Bright purple flowers bloom continuously from early spring until autumn, providing a wonderful spicy clove-like fragrance. Prolific flowers are held on sturdy stems above a tidy, low maintenance mound of silver-green foliage. Great for carefree landscape borders. Remains evergreen in warmer winter regions.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring, Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 10 in. tall, 14 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Ground Cover, Edging
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Blue-green
Companion Plants Bellflower (Campanula); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Coneflower (Echinacea); Creeping Phlox (Phlox); Beardtongue (Penstemon)
CARE
Care Provide enriched, neutral to slightly alkaline, loose, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Remove spent blooms to encourage heavier blooming.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly
100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr.
in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.

We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.