Wink Dianthus

Dianthus 'Wink'

SKU
04277
Clouds of soft pink, fragrant flowers cover sturdy, tight mounds of gray-green foliage, making an excellent flowering rock garden plant, border edging, or groundcover. Drought tolerant when established. An herbaceous perennial; evergreen in mild winter regions.
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Botanical Pronunciationdy-AN-thus
Average Size at MaturityClump-forming; quickly reaches 6 to 12 in. tall, 12 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring to Late Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateFast
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, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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: 3 - 9

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