This is very hardy on the northeastern plains of Colorado. We have cold winters and hot summers with little moisture. It is a consistent steady bloomer. I use it in pots as well as in my flower garden.
'Paint the Town Magenta' 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).
This brightly colored perennial produces single, vibrant magenta pink flowers atop a low mound of glaucous blue foliage. Use it to edge sunny borders and pathways.Fragrant FlowerFragrant FoliageContinuous Bloom or RebloomerWinter InterestHeat TolerantDrought TolerantSalt TolerantAttracts:BeesButterfliesResists:Deer
CharacteristicsPlant Type:PerennialHeight Category:ShortGarden Height:6 - 8 InchesSpacing:12 - 14 InchesSpread:12 - 14 InchesFlower Colors:PinkFlower Shade:MagentaFoliage Colors:BlueFoliage Shade:Glaucous blueHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Early SummerBloom Time:Early FallHardiness Zones:4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9bWater Category:AverageNeeds Good DrainageSoil Fertility Requirement:Average SoilSoil PH Category:Alkaline SoilSoil PH Category:Neutral SoilUses:Border PlantUses:ContainerUses:Cut FlowerUses:Dried FlowerUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingUses 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.
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Dianne Cox, Colorado, United States, 2 years ago