Dianthus ‘Electric Red’

(Electric Red Pinks)


$10.99


Hardiness Zones:

 4a  4b  5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b  9a  9b

Quick Overview:

Dramatic, rich red flowers that grab you from a distance. Flowers are held on strong stems above blue-green leaves.

Description

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils in full sun. Prefers fertile, alkaline, somewhat gritty loams with good drainage. Tolerates some part afternoon shade, particularly in hot summer climates. Plants tend to die out in the center if drainage is not superior. Division and/or reseeding may be necessary every 2-3 years. Prompt removal of spent flowers may prolong bloom period.

Additional information

Common Name

Electric Red Pinks

Botanical Name

Dianthus 'Electric Red'

Container/Amount

1 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

Hardiness Zone

4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Growth Rate

Fast

Light Requirements

Sun

Height

8-10"

Width

12 to18 in.

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

Late spring through early summer

Flower Color

red

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

blue-green

Deer Resistant

Yes

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