Dianthus 'Star Fire Star'


SKU: PER10-Dianthus Star Fire Star

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Alpine Pinks

Dianthus 'Fire Star'

Ruffled, fiery crimson red blooms with dark center and anthers on bushy grey-green foliage. This variety has a unique spicy clove fragrance.

A selection of the Border Pinks or Cheddar Pinks, a group of Dianthus that are a favourite for planting in rock gardens or using as a border edging. This British introduction forms a mound of grassy grey-green foliage, with an early summer display of fragrant fiery-red single flowers with a crimson eyezone. Shear plants back lightly after blooming to maintain a tight, compact habit. Inclined to repeat flower in the fall. Plants require good drainage and are an excellent choice for hot dry sites or gravelly soils. Combines beautifully with other low alpine or edging plants. Attractive to butterflies. Evergreen. USPP#14895, CPBR#3111: unlicensed propagation prohibited. Registered with COPF.

Bloom Time:�� Blooms late spring to fall

Mature Height:����6-8 Inches

Hardiness Zone:����5-8

Exposure:����Full Sun,Partial Shade

Plant in any soil that drains well. Full sun is preferred but will tolerate partial shade although the blooms might not be as prolific.

1 gallon container

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