Firewitch Dianthus

Firewitch Dianthus

Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Firewitch'

$15.00

A selection of the Border Pinks this outstanding variety a long summer display of fragrant magenta-pink blooms in early summer. Low clumps of blue-grey 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 Early Summer, Pink
ZONE 3 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Firewitch'
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Growth Rate:

Slow growth rate

Foliage:

A tidy mat of ice-blue evergreen quill-like foliage

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts hummingbirds and 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

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in early summer; 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