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Fruit Punch® Cranberry Cocktail Pinks Dianthus

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  • USDA Hardiness Zones 4-9
  • Height 8-10 Inches Tall
  • Spread 12-14 Inches Wide
  • Light Requirement is Part Sun to Sun

This perennial produces fragrant 2-inch-wide carnation-like double magenta pink blossoms that form above its low mound of feathery gray-green foliage. It reblooms all summer long. The flowers attract butterflies and deer tend to leave it alone.

This plant will reach 8 to 10 inches high with a 12 to 14-inch spread. It’s heat, drought and salt tolerant. Fruit Punch Cranberry Cocktail Pinks Dianthus is a fantastic choice for border gardens, containers, mass plantings and along pathways, patios and decks. It’s a great choice for long-lasting bouquets. The flowers can also be dried for use in craft projects.

Fruit Punch Cranberry Cocktail Pinks Dianthus Care

Grow Fruit Punch Cranberry Cocktail Pinks Dianthus in full sun to partial shade conditions in loose, well-drained soil in USDA hardiness zones 4 to 9. Shear the top of the plant after the blossom fade to encourage a second flush of flowers in the fall.

Fruit Punch Cranberry Cocktail Pinks Dianthus Spacing

Space individual plants 12 to 14 inches apart, center on center. It can also be grown in garden planters over 8 inches wide.

Fruit Punch Cranberry Cocktail Pinks Dianthus Plant Facts

USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-9
Flower Color(s): Pink to Red
Bloom Period: Early Summer
Foliage Color(s): Blue to Green
Light Exposure: Part Sun to Sun
Height Class: Short
Height: 8-10 Inches
Spread: 12-14 Inches
Spacing: 12-14 Inches
Habit: Mounded
Watering: Average
Drought Tolerant: Yes
Resists: Deer
Attracts: Butterflies
Features: Drought; Heat Tolerant; Winter Interest; Salt Tolerant; Fragrant Flower
Scientific Name: Fruit Punch® 'Cranberry Cocktail' Dianthus hybrid USPPAF
Common Name: Fruit Punch® Cranberry Cocktail Pinks Dianthus
Other Name(s): Pinks
Brand: Proven Winners

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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 7-10 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

Plant Shipping

Time of Order:

Winter to Early Spring

  • Is it warm enough to plant in the customer’s growing zone?
  • What areas does the plant has to travel through from our nursery to your home?
  • Is the plant at the nursery ready to ship.
    • The plants from the South will naturally be ready sooner than the plants from the North (If you have questions or concerns about when a plant will ship please email us at


  • 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

Fall into Winter

  • We’ll ship all the way up to the end of the fall planting season!


  • Get your order in now to reserve you plants for Spring planting!

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.

1 Review - Fruit Punch® Cranberry Cocktail Pinks Dianthus Show Reviews

  • 5
    Cranberry Cocktail Pinks Dianthus Review

    Posted by AC on Apr 22nd 2020

    healthy plant, great condition, beautiful flowers. nothing to complain about