Frosty Fire Dianthus

Dianthus x 'Frosty Fire'

SKU
3133
Rating:
100% of 100
A ground hugging carpet of gray-green foliage with 1-inch, vivid scarlet red flowers with some spots of white. Fine edging for foot paths, in rock gardens, perennial borders or as filler in cottage gardens. Outstanding in pots and troughs. Hardy perennial.
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Botanical Pronunciationdy-AN-thus HIB-rid
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 6 in. tall, spreading 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Edging, Coastal Exposure, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureBold, 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.

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