• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Quickly reaches 6 in. tall, 8 in. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Showy, Fragrant Flowers
    Blooms:
    Late Spring through Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:dy-AN-thus
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth habit:Round
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Quickly reaches 6 in. tall, 8 in. wide.
    Foliage color:Blue-green
    Blooms:Late Spring through Summer
    Flower color:White
    Garden styleCottage, Rustic
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsBellflower (Campanula); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Coneflower (Echinacea); Creeping Phlox (Phlox); Beardtongue (Penstemon)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide enriched, neutral to slightly alkaline, loose, well-drained soil. Benefits from light afternoon shade in hot summer areas. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, reduce frequency. Fertilize regularly during growing season. Remove spent blooms to encourage heavier blooming.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    Breeder: Whetman Pinks Ltd, United Kingdom