Dianthus ‘Flashing Lights’ Seeds

$3.25

Dianthus deltoides evergreen perennial ground cover
12-18″ tall & wide, flowers profusely, small, dainty bright red

Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds
Deer & rabbit resistant, easy to grow, Zone 2-9
Perennial Flower Seeds for full sun, Canada

25 seeds/pkt

 

In stock

Description

Dianthus deltoides'Flashing Lights' Dianthus deltoids‘Flashing Lights’

Type: Perennial mat-forming, Perennial Evergreen Alpine Dianthus
Bloom: Early Spring to early summer
Flower: Small bright magenta/red
Height: 12-18″ tall x wide
Light: Full Sun
Soil: Wide range of soil, well drained
P.H: Neutral to alkaline
Moisture: Dry to regular water, more often in extreme heat
Zone: 2-9
Use: Accent, border, rock garden, containers, ground cover, edging, firescaping, Deer resistant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds, moderate growth rate. Edible flowers. Cottage/Informal/Natural Garden, Borders and Beds, Dry Gardens & Rockeries. Edible Flowers. colorful garnish to soups, salads and the punch bowl.
Problems: Wont tolerate wet soil, especially in winter & keep mulch away from plants. Susceptible to stem rot if planted in clay.
Notes: easy to grow, fast growing. Deadheading encourages re-bloom
Mix in plenty of well-rotted organic matter when planting and apply a balanced liquid fertilizer once a month throughout spring and summer

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