Oeschberg Dianthus

Dianthus barbatus 'Oeschberg'

SKU
06763
Deep magenta blossoms backed by bronzy foliage grace this plant for weeks in mid-summer. Valued as edging and masses in perennial borders, cottage gardens. Perfect for rock gardens, troughs and window boxes. Perennial, suitable as an annual.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.

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Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 12 - 24 in. tall, 12 - 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitNarrow
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureGift Plant, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Best with some light afternoon shade in hot summer areas. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer. Prompt shearing of spent flowers promotes perennial tendencies.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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