Spangled Star Dianthus

Dianthus 'Spangled Star' PP #13,029

SKU
2477
Fragrant red blooms with pale pink blotches and margin are exceptional at close range. Blooms continuously throughout the growing season to summer's end. A cottage garden favorite that is ideal for small gardens as small groups or masses. Perfectly compact and clump forming for edging and to neaten the front of the border. Grow in pots, containers and troughs for truly charming compositions. Evergreen perennial. Full sun. Fast growing 6 to 9 in. tall, 6 to 12 in. wide.
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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. tall, 6 to 12 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGray-green
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseFirescaping/Fire Wise, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureGift Plant, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Key FeatureFragrant

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.

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