- USDA Hardiness Zones 4-9
- Height 8-10 Inches Tall
- Spread 12-14 Inches Wide
- Light Requirement is Part Sun to Sun
This stunning dianthus is more eye-catching than traditional dianthus plants. It produces double raspberry-colored blossoms that can grow to almost 2 inches in diameter. It’s a great choice for adding florist quality flowers to your home garden in early summer. The low mound of upright blue-green foliage complements the blossoms.
The serrated petals of Fruit Punch Raspberry Ruffles Dianthus have a thin white edge and maintain their bright color throughout its flowering period. Cut the flowers back when they begin to fade to encourage reblooming in the fall. This plant is the perfect size for use in the front of border gardens, along walkways and in containers. It can also be used as an accent plant or in mass plantings and rock gardens. This perennial will grow to 6 to 8 inches in height and 8 to 12 inches in width.
Fruit Punch Raspberry Ruffles Pinks Dianthus Care
Fruit Punch Raspberry Ruffles Pinks Dianthus is deer resistant, drought and salt tolerant plus it attracts bees and butterflies. Its fragrant blossoms make great cut flowers for adding to bouquets. It grows best in full sun to light shade in loose, well-drained soil in USDA hardiness zones 4 to 9. It’s resistant to root rot, leaf scorch, powdery mildew and leaf spot.
Fruit Punch Raspberry Ruffles Pinks Dianthus Spacing
Dianthus are sometimes commonly referred to as pinks. Space this easy to grow perennial a minimum of 12 to 14 inches apart on center.
Fruit Punch Raspberry Ruffles Pinks Dianthus Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-9|
|Flower Color(s): Pink|
|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|
|Drought Tolerant: Yes|
|Features: Drought; Salt Tolerant; Fragrant Flower|
|Scientific Name: Fruit Punch® 'Raspberry Ruffles' Dianthus hybrid USPPAF|
|Common Name: Fruit Punch® Raspberry Ruffles Pinks Dianthus|
|Other Name(s): Pinks|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
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