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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"

This plant is hardy in zones 4 - 9

Hardy Zones

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.

  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
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    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 composted, in well draining area. Very disappointing and not worth the expense.

      Nicole D
      Virginia
      United States
      7 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
      16 weeks 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
      16 weeks 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
      1 year 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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