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Fruit Punch® 'Sweetie Pie' Pinks Dianthus hybrid

(4 REVIEWS)
Exposure
  • 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).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
10" 14"
Height
10"
Spread
12 - 14"
  • Details

    Features

    I BLOOM for your PLEASURE.

    This colorful perennial produces loads of semi-double, true pink flowers with a darker pink eye atop a low mound of silvery blue-green foliage. Use it to edge sunny borders and pathways.

    Fragrant Flower
    Fragrant Foliage
    Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer
    Winter Interest
    Heat Tolerant
    Drought Tolerant
    Salt Tolerant
    Attracts: 
    Bees
    Butterflies
    Resists: 
    Deer

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Perennial
    Height Category: 
    Short
    Garden Height: 
    10 Inches
    Spacing: 
    12 - 14 Inches
    Spread: 
    12 - 14 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Pink
    Flower Shade: 
    Pink
    Foliage Colors: 
    Blue
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Blue-green
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Filler

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Early Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Early Fall
    Hardiness Zones: 
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Needs Good Drainage
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Alkaline Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Neutral Soil
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Cut Flower
    Uses: 
    Dried Flower
    Uses: 
    Edging Plant
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Uses 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® 'Sweetie Pie' Dianthus hybrid USPP 27,989, Can PBRAF
  • 4 Reviews

    • Planted as soon as they arrived. All died despite being planted with compost, in well draining area. Very disappointing and not worth the expense.

      Nicole D
      , Virginia
      , United States
      , 45 weeks ago
      Unsatisfied Did not survive, inferior performance or did not bloom well - won't grow again.
    • Amazing plant very easy to grow continues to bloom, fragrant , colorful, all I do is dead head and feed it with some miracle grow. Highly recommend this pretty flower. It is a stand out in my landscape

      Michelle
      , Ohio
      , United States
      , 1 year ago
      Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    • Amazing plant very easy to grow continues to bloom, fragrant , colorful, all I do is dead head and feed it with some miracle grow. Highly recommend this pretty flower. It is a stand out in my landscape

      Michelle
      , Ohio
      , United States
      , 1 year ago
      Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    • Just lovely! Bright color that you can't miss from the street. Purchased 5 in 2016 and only 1 didn't come up in 2017. The others are thriving.

      Kristin K
      , New York
      , United States
      , 2 years ago
      Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
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