Dianthus

Description
Botanical Name: 
Dianthus

Spring to summer flowering, low growing, compact perennials grown for their masses of flowers in a wide range of colors and textures. Foliage is tuft-forming and evergreen in colors of blue-green, gray-green, and silver. Leaves are very thin, linear, 3" long. Blooms are single, semi-double, or double on 6" stems. Thrives in fast draining soils.

Plant Characteristics
Plant Category: 
Perennials
Name: 
Dianthus
Plant Type: 
Perennial
Flower: 
Assortment of colors, 1/2" to 3/4" wide
Mature Size: 
2 1/2' x 3 1/2'
Water: 
Low
Exposure:: 
Full sun
Spacing: 
1 1/2'
Soil Type: 
Clay; loam; sand; acidic; alkaline; well drained
Planting Time: 
Any season
Comments

Excellent for cut flowers.