Neon Star Dianthus

Neon Star Dianthus

Dianthus 'Neon Star'

$15.00 + GST

This selection is considered the best in Dianthus genetics featuring upright stems of fragrant, deep magenta-pink single blooms in spring. Forms a low, grassy cushion of silvery-green foliage.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 0.7 ft SOIL Dry
SPREAD 0.7 ft FLOWER Late Spring, Pink
ZONE 4 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Dianthus 'Neon Star'
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Growth Rate:

Slow growth rate

Foliage:

Low grassy cushion of grey-green evergreen quill-like foliage

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts 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 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