Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Foliage Attribute
Silver or Blue Foliage
Bloom Color
Red
Attributes
Ground Cover
Rock Garden
Fragrant
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil
Riverbend Nursery (M.S.)

Dianthus x 'Fire Star'

Dianthus

Vivid red flowers bloom above greenish-blue foliage and offer the scent of cloves. Great in rock gardens, low borders or for edging perennial gardens.

Height:

8 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

6-9

Bloom Color:

Red.

Dianthus (di-an'-thus)

Family: Caryophyllaceae · Common Name: Carnation

Beautiful, often fragrant flowers include shades of pink, rose or red and may be single, double or fringed. Attractive foliage. Single-flowered forms attract hummingbirds to the garden.

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