Frosty Fire Dianthus
Dianthus x 'Frosty Fire'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||dy-AN-thus HIB-rid|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 6 in. tall, spreading 18 in. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Edging, Coastal Exposure, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Bold, Fragrant Flowers|
Provide enriched, neutral to slightly alkaline, loose, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Remove spent blooms to encourage heavier blooming.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 2 - 8