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Star Single™ Fire Star Imp. Dianthus

Dianthus 'Wp20 Ppa01' PP #33,421

SKU
44415
An improved version of the classic Fire Star, this variety has the same bold red flowers, but even more abundant on a more compact form. An excellent selection for rock gardens or mixed containers. Plant en masse to form a groundcover, or use as a colorful edging at the front of a border. An herbaceous perennial.
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Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationdy-AN-thus
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 5 to 7 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring through Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Edging, Groundcover
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsConeflower (Echinacea); Beardtongue (Penstemon); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Hummingbird Mint (Agastache); Iris (Iris)

Provide enriched, neutral to slightly alkaline, loose, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season; once established, reduce frequency. Deadhead to encourage repeat blooming. Space 5 in. apart for groundcover plantings.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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