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Sunflor® Esta Dianthus

Dianthus caryophyllus 'Esta'

SKU
30486
Loads of stunning pink flowers edged in white over a dense cushion of silvery green foliage. Great fragrance for bouquets and boutonnieres. Hardy and weather resistant for a spectacular early season display. Perfect in borders or patio tubs. An herbaceous perennial.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationdy-AN-thus kar-ee-oh-FIL-us
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 6 to 12 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring through Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorSilver-green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Accent, Edging
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
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 to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Remove spent blooms to encourage heavier blooming.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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