Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Bloom Color
Pink
Attributes
Rock Garden
Easy to Grow
Fragrant
Container
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil

Dianthus 'Scent First Sugar Plum'

Pinks

Bright pink ruffled blooms stand out on dark stems.  Blooms heavily atop the blue green foliage. Looks great in front of a border and in containers.

Height:

8-12 Inches

Spacing:

12-14"

Additional:

Grows best in loose, well-drained soil. The foliage does best in areas that aren't too hot and dry. Tolerant of short periods of dryness, but will need watering if dryness is extended.

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

Bloom Time:

May-June

Bloom Color:

Pink

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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