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.
- 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).
This plant is hardy in zones 4 - 9
Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.
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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
Kristin KNew YorkUnited States1 year 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 LOhioUnited States4 years ago
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