Scarlet Beauty Dianthus

Dianthus barbatus 'Scarlet Beauty'

SKU
05967
Bright scarlet, mildly fragrant blossoms grace this classic form for 8 to 10 weeks; shear for rebloom. Valued as edging and mass plantings in perennial borders and cottage gardens. Perfect for rock gardens, troughs and window boxes. Superb cut flowers. Evergreen perennial.
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Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

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Average Size at MaturityFast growing 2 to 4 in. tall, 2 ft. or more wide.
Bloom TimeScarlet flowers late spring through early summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9

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