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Fire Star Dianthus

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SKU: AM015104
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per Plant - 3" Pot
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Overview
Fire Star Dianthus blooms from late spring to fall. The red blooms are fragrant, and make for an excellent low maintenance border or ground cover. Cut back after flowering and it will re-bloom in the fall. Fire Star thrives in hot dry sites or gravelly soils. Perfect for slopes and rock gardens. (Dianthus)PP#14895
key features
Botanical Name
Dianthus Fire Star PP#14895
Advantages
Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Easy To Grow, Long Bloom Time, Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Evergreen, Container Planting, Small Spaces, Rock Gardens
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Dry, Average
Mature Height
6-8" tall
Mature Spread
4-6" wide
Bloom Time
Late spring to fall

Description

Dianthus is the botanical name of a great group of flowers that includes wild Sweet William, the pinks, and of course, the carnations. Some of the pinks have been in gardens since Elizabethan times, and of today the carnation is a mainstay of the florist trade. Dianthus species are not at all hard to grow, and once they're happy in your garden, they'll return every year with more and more color and fragrance.

Seeds? Yes, we have the meadow favorite, Wild Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus) in our wildflower seed department. It's a favorite biennial that creates waves of magnificent colors (several colors and bicolors) in wildflower meadows. And its a snap to grow.