Dianthus gratianopolitanus ‘Feuerhexe’ (Fire Witch)

('Firewitch', Cheddar Pink)


$9.99


Hardiness Zones:

 3a  3b  4a  4b  5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b

Quick Overview:

The Dianthus ‘Firewitch’ is a beautiful pink flowered perennial groundcover  that can be somewhat lacey and fringed. With its grassy blue-gray foliage and profuse blooming time, ‘Firewitch’ is one not to miss. The plant spreads  6-8″ wide and 6″ tall.  Dianthus will bloom from mid summer to early fall. In order for a longer bloom time, deadhead the blooms continuously throughout the summer.

Description

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun. Prefers slightly alkaline soils. Species tolerates heat and humidity (as well as some drought) better than most other species of dianthus. Remove spent flowers to promote continued bloom. Avoid planting in areas with poor drainage where crowns will remain wet in winter.

Additional information

Common Name

'Firewitch', Cheddar Pink

Botanical Name

Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Feuerhexe'

Container/Amount

1 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

Hardiness Zone

3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-sun, Sun

Height

6 in.

Width

6 to 12 in.

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

late spring to summer

Flower Color

magenta pink

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

Yes

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