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Firewitch Dianthus

Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Firewitch'

Pronunciation: dy-AN-thus grat-ee-an-oh-pol-it-AH-nus
SKU #00472
3-9

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OVERVIEW
Description Magenta-pink flowers bloom profusely, with a wonderful spicy clove-like fragrance. Blue-gray, compact foliage quickly forms a solid mat, making it an excellent groundcover or rock garden plant. Essential to the cottage garden and perennial borders. A hardy herbaceous perennial that may remain evergreen in warmer winter regions.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring, repeating through fall if deadheaded.
Mature Size Fast growing; reaches 1 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Ground Cover
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Gray-green
Companion Plants Lavender (Lavandula); Phlox (Phlox); Coneflower (Echinacea); Speedwell (Veronica); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)
CARE
Care Provide enriched, neutral to slightly alkaline, loose, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild, periodic drought. Fertilize regularly during growing season. Remove spent blooms to encourage heavier blooming.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9

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