Comes back every year no problem, but the color is pretty blah. You can see the foliage, but the flowers get lost. Sweetie Pie is a far better choice if you want people to see the flowers from the street.
Fruit Punch® 'Apple Slice' Pinks Dianthus hybrid
- Part Sun to Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
FeaturesI BLOOM for your PLEASURE.
This colorful perennial produces fragrant, double, velvety red blossoms with pale pink markings atop a low mound of blue-green foliage. Use it to edge sunny borders and pathways.Fragrant FlowerContinuous Bloom or RebloomerHeat TolerantDrought TolerantSalt TolerantAttracts:ButterfliesResists:Deer
CharacteristicsPlant Type:PerennialHeight Category:ShortGarden Height:8 - 10 InchesSpacing:10 - 12 InchesSpread:10 - 12 InchesFlower Colors:RedFlower Shade:RedFoliage Colors:BlueFoliage Shade:BlueHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Early SummerHardiness Zones:4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9bWater Category:AverageNeeds Good DrainageSoil Fertility Requirement:Average SoilSoil PH Category:Alkaline SoilUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
Best in landscapes, can be used in containers.Maintenance Notes:
Grows best in sun to light shade and loose, well-drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soil. Tolerates dry soil for short periods.Fruit Punch® 'Apple Slice' Dianthus hybrid USPP 21,842
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Kristin K, New York, United States, 3 years ago
I love mini carnations, and this plant first caught my eye because they remind me of carnations. Beautiful coloring, and a perfect addition to my landscape.Carla L, Ohio, United States, 6 years ago