First Love® Dianthus
Dianthus 'First Love'
Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Lore||A 2001 Plant Select® award recipient. Plant Select® is a collaboration of Colorado State University, Denver Bonanic Gardens, and the green industry, helping gardeners and horticultural professionals transform the American landscape to a vibrancy inspired by our western regional landscape.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Grows to 12 to 18 in. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late spring to fall; nearly year-round in warm climates.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Gift Plant, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.|
Prefers fertile, well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Re-blooms best if sheared after spring flush.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3 - 9