Confetti Deep Red Dianthus

Confetti Deep Red Dianthus

Dianthus deltoides 'Confetti Deep Red'

$15.00

Aka. Maiden Pinks. These easy care perennials are excellent choices for beginner gardeners. Featuring tiny star shaped deep red blooms in late spring sprinkled over low mounds of bronzy evergreen foliage.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 0.5 ft SOIL Dry
SPREAD 1.2 ft FLOWER Late Spring, Red
ZONE 2 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Dianthus deltoides 'Confetti Deep Red'
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Growth Rate:

Fast growth rate

Foliage:

Spreading mound of bronzy evergreen leaves

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts butterflies

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer resistant

Applications:

Used as a border plant or in edging

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Notes:

 

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in late spring; Aromatic

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires average, well-drained to dry conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Does well with a light shearing after initial spring bloom

Clump Division:

Can be divided in spring every few years

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Dianthus Deltoides have edible flowers, though no specific notes on taste of this variety. Can be used to garnish salads or in decorating cakes

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

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Pot Size

#1 Pot