Early Bird™ Radiance Dianthus

Dianthus x hybrida 'WP08 MAR05' PP #21,824

SKU
32064
Have butterflies flock to your garden with this radiant dianthus! Fragrant crimson-red flowers emerge over a dense cushion of blue-green foliage from spring through summer. A heat-resistant perennial to add beauty to sunny borders, containers, or cutting gardens.
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Best with regular water; tolerates moderate drought when established.

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Botanical Pronunciationdy-AN-thus
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 4 to 6 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring through Autumn
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorSilver-blue
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Mounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Edging
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsBest with regular water; tolerates moderate drought when established.

Grows easily in rich, evenly moist, well-drained soil. Appreciates some protection from harsh sun and reflected heat in very hot regions. Feed in spring and monthly during growing season. Clip spent blooms. May be grown as an annual or short-lived garden perennial.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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