- Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 3 - 6 Inches
- Mature Spread 3 - 6 Inches
- Growing Zones 3 - 8
The Firewitch Cheddar Pinks Dianthus is always stunning, but this perennial is particularly beautiful when it is in bloom. Small fragrant flowers with wispy edges in a deep violet-pink bloom late May into June and again during the late summer. When not blooming, the narrow blue-green foliage stands out and creates a dense mat of greenery.
This plant has a compact form and is about 6 inches tall, making it an attractive option for borders and containers. Dianthus naturally spreads out, so this beauty can be used to fill in a bed or mass planting, or the stems will gently trail over the edge of a container. Firewitch Cheddar Pinks Dianthus is deer-resistant, low maintenance, and grows as a perennial in USDA zones 3 through 8.
Firewitch Cheddar Pinks Dianthus Care
Full sun is necessary for this plant to thrive, but it is not very fussy about the quality of the soil, as long as it is rich and well-drained. Dianthus has average water needs, so water this plant weekly or when the top layer of soil dries out. Container-grown plants will need more frequent watering. Feed the plant using a balanced fertilizer every other month during the growing season.
Deadhead the Firewitch Cheddar Pinks Dianthus to promote more blooming. All of the growth can be trimmed away in the fall after the last of the flowers fade.
Firewitch Cheddar Pinks Dianthus Spacing
Firewitch Cheddar Pinks Dianthus is a low-growing plant that will grow 3 to 6 inches tall. The stems will reach 18 to 24 inches across. Plants can be spaced 16 to 22 inches to create a dense groundcover.
Firewitch Cheddar Pinks Dianthus Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 - 8|
|Plant Type: Perennials|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 3 - 6 Inches|
|Mature Spread: 18 - 24 Inches|
|Spacing: 18 - 24 Inches|
|Habit: Mounded, Spreading|
|Flower Color(s): Pink, Purple|
|Flower Description: Bright Magenta|
|Bloom Period: Late Summer|
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Foliage Description: Blue-Green|
|Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering, Fall Flowering|
|Attracts: Butterflies, Hummingbirds|
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Edging, Mass Planting, Wildlife Gardens|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Fragrant, Low Maintenance|
|Common Name: Firewitch Cheddar Pinks Dianthus|
|Scientific Name: DIANTHUS `FIREWITCH`|
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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