- USDA Hardiness Zones 4-9
- Height 8-10 Inches Tall
- Spread 12-14 Inches Wide
You will be so glad you picked this one. The unforgettable blooms are fragrant and attract pollinators. The color is velvet red with white edges. The foliage provides interest as well with its silver-blue color. It is heat and drought tolerant, making it a perfect summer choice.
Blooms for the Fruit Punch Black Cherry Frost Pinks Dianthus are a velvet red double blooms with white edges. They sit on top of grass like silver-green foliage. Flowering season begins in the early summer and persists with reblooms until early fall. Garden height for this perennial is eight to ten inches. The spread reaches twelve to fourteen inches. Plant as a filler in containers, for its cut or dried flowers, or as a focal point in landscape planting. Other uses are border planting and mass planting.
Fruit Punch Black Cherry Frost Pinks Dianthus Care
The Fruit Punch Black Cherry Frost Pinks Dianthus grows best when planted in full sun. It can handle some shade. Soil should be loose and well drained. Average, neutral to madly alkaline soils are best. Water needs are average for this plant. Water regularly in the first growing season then cut back. The Black Cherry Frost Pinks Dianthus can tolerate periods of drought once established. Shear after flowering to encourage reblooms.
Fruit Punch Black Cherry Frost Pinks Dianthus Spacing
Spacing for the Fruit Punch Black Cherry Frost Pinks Dianthus is twelve to fourteen inches, center on center. Container size for this perennial is six to seven gallons.
Fruit Punch Black Cherry Frost Pinks Dianthus Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-9|
|Flower Color(s): Red|
|Bloom Period: Early Summer|
|Foliage Color(s): Blue to Green|
|Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun|
|Height Class: Short|
|Height: 8-10 Inches|
|Spread: 12-14 Inches|
|Spacing: 12-14 Inches|
|Drought Tolerant: Yes|
|Features: Drought; Heat Tolerant; Winter Interest; Salt Tolerant; Fragrant Flower|
|Scientific Name: Fruit Punch® 'Black Cherry Frost' Dianthus hybrid USPPAF|
|Common Name: Fruit Punch® Black Cherry Frost Pinks Dianthus|
|Other Name(s): Pinks|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
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