Diabunda® Dianthus

Dianthus x barbatus Diabunda® Series

Beautifully colored, fragrant blooms on a mounded form provide cheery color on a mounded plant with soft blue-green foliage from spring to fall. Valued for edging and massing in borders, rock gardens, troughs, and window boxes. An herbaceous perennial, frequently grown as an annual.
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Good to grow...for one season:


Full sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.


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Botanical Pronunciationdy-AN-thus bar-BAY-tus
Average Size at Maturity8-10" H x 8-10" W
Bloom TimeLate Spring to Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorMulticolored
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Mounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Edging, Raised Bed, Small Spaces
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

Provide enriched, loose, well-drained soil. Waterregularly to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates drier soils. Remove spent blooms to encourage heavier blooming.

This Plant's Growing Zones: All

Good to grow...for one season