- Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 8 - 10 Inches
- Mature Spread 8 - 10 Inches
- Growing Zones 4 - 9
Everlast™ Orchid Pinks Dianthus, Everlast™ Sweet William, or Everlast™ Orchid Pinks, is a low-maintenance, summer-blooming biennial with fragrant, floriferous clusters of magenta and purple blooms. It grows from 8 to 10 inches in height with a spread of 12 to 15 inches. This show-stopping Dianthus is named for its seemingly endless blooming period that begins in early May and continues into autumn, providing even beginning gardeners with a coveted splash of vibrant fall color. Everlast™ Orchid Pinks Dianthus is self-seeding, and often used as a cut flower to enliven flower arrangements and bouquets. Its finely textured, gray-green foliage contrasts beautifully with its vivid, sweet-smelling flowers.
Native to Europe and east Asia, Everlast™ Orchid Pinks Dianthus is an elegant addition to any cottage garden. It has a compact, mounding habit and is remarkable when planted en masse, brightening any woodland landscape with vivid color and unforgettable aroma. It is a perfect addition to any well-drained pot or container and works well as a ‘filler’.
Everlast™ Orchid Pinks Dianthus Care
Everlast™ Orchid Pinks Dianthus prefers full to partial sun. More sun equals a larger amount of blooms on your Dianthus. It is adaptable and hardy, thriving in most types of soil, so long as the soil has adequate drainage. Avoid planting your Sweet William too closely together, as it will need adequate airflow to thrive.
Mid-season, it is best to punch off spent blooms to encourage the coming rebloom in late August. You should prune back your Everlast™ Dianthus after it has finished blooming in the late fall to help it grow strong in the following growing season. You may also need to apply a broad spectrum fungicide to avoid crown and root rot.
Everlast™ Orchid Pinks Dianthus Spacing
Everlast™ Orchid Pinks Dianthus works beautifully in containers and pots of all kinds. They are ideal for cottage gardens and edging. They should be spaced 12 to 18 inches apart at planting and look especially stunning as a low grower in front of other perennials or as part of a mixed perennial bed.
Everlast™ Orchid Pinks Dianthus Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 - 9|
|Plant Type: Perennials|
|Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 8 - 10 Inches|
|Mature Spread: 12 - 15 Inches|
|Spacing: 12 - 15 Inches|
|Flower Color(s): Pink, Purple|
|Flower Description: Pinkish-Purple|
|Bloom Period: May To July|
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Foliage Description: Grey-Green|
|Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering|
|Tolerates: Heat, Drought|
|Attracts: Butterflies, Hummingbirds|
|Uses: Containers, Mass Planting, Wildlife Gardens|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Low Maintenance, Continuous Blooming or Rebloomer|
|Common Name: Everlast™ Orchid Pinks Dianthus|
|Scientific Name: DIANTHUS EVERLAST `ORCHID`|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.