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Pixie Star Dianthus

Dianthus 'Pixie Star'

SKU
02499
Fragrant pink blooms with a deep pink eye appear continuously throughout the growing season. An excellent selection for rock and trough gardens, edging, the front of borders and containers. Mass to form a groundcover.
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4-9

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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationdy-AN-thus
Average Size at MaturityCompact, clump forming 6 to 9 in. high, 6 to 12 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGray-green
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseFirescaping/Firewise, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Gift Plant, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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. Prune old flower heads to encourage more blossoms.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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