Dianthus, Frosty Fire

 

Description: Frosty Fire Dianthus begins producing brilliant red flowers in late spring and is long flowering with attractive blue-green foliage. Reaches only 6" tall at maturity making this a perfect addition as a front border plant in your garden. Frosty Fire Dianthuses are an excellent cut flower. Attracts both butterflies and hummingbirds.

Common Name: Frosty Fire Dianthus

Scientific Name:  Dianthus 'Frosty Fire'

Type: Perennial

Exposure: Full Sun - Part Shade

Size: 6" height, 8-12" spread

Bloom Color: Reddish - Pink

Bloom Period: Late Spring - Summer

Landscape Use: Rock Garden, Edging, Border, Walkways

Soil: Loose, Well-drained, Slightly Alkaline

Zone: 4 - 9

Growth Rate: Moderate

Companion Plants: Bellflower, Geranium, Speedwell, Violet, Sedum, Coreopsis

Maintenance: Dead-head spent blooms. Clean up old foliage in early spring.

Fertilizer: Once a year with a slow release

Attracts: Butterflies & Hummingbirds

 


 

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