Fire Star Dianthus

Dianthus 'Fire Star'

$15.00 + GST

A selection of the Border Pinks this outstanding variety gives a long summer display of fragrant fiery-red blooms in late spring. Mounds of grey-green foliage forms, but needs regular shearing to keeps its tight, compact habit.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 0.7 ft SOIL Dry
SPREAD 0.8 ft FLOWER Late Spring, Red
ZONE 3 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Dianthus 'Fire Star'
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Growth Rate:

Slow growth rate

Foliage:

Mound of grassy grey-green foliage

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer resistant

Applications:

Used as a border plant or in edging

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

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:

May have herbal edible/medicinal uses but not widely known

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

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