- USDA Hardiness Zones 4-9
- Height 8-10 Inches Tall
- Spread 16-20 Inches Wide
- Light Requirement is Part Sun to Sun
Bring a pop of color to your yard with this one! The Fruit Punch Sweetie Pie Pinks Dianthus produces stunning pink semi-double, fragrant blooms. It is a continuous rebloomer that is tolerant to heat and drought. Along with fragrant blooms, the foliage is fragrant as well. This plant will bring pollinators and is deer resistant.
The foliage is blue-green and fragrant and will add interest to your landscape in the winter. The Fruit Punch Sweetie Pie Pinks Dianthus produces rich pink blooms that are fragrant and loved by pollinators. Blooms season for this perennial begins in early summer and will bloom continuously until early fall. It has a mounded habit that reaches a height of ten inches and spread of twelve to fourteen inches. Uses include, border planting, container planting, as a focal point, cut flowers, dried flowers, and does well when mass planted.
Fruit Punch Sweetie Pie Pinks Dianthus Care
Plant in full to part sun. This plant needs at least four hours of sun per day. Soil needs to be loose and very well-drained. It prefers neutral to slightly alkaline soil. Water needs for the Fruit Punch® Sweetie Pie Pinks Dianthus are average. Once established this perennial can tolerate short periods of drought. Slow release fertilizer or compost will help this plant perform better and should be applied in the spring. After flowering, shear back to encourage rebloom in the fall.
Fruit Punch Sweetie Pie Pinks Dianthus Spacing
When planting your Fruit Punch Sweetie Pie Pinks Dianthus be sure to space properly. When planting as a border, an edging plant, or in mass planting, spacing should be 12 inches, center on center. In other uses or in landscaping, spacing should be fourteen inches, center on center.
Fruit Punch Sweetie Pie 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: 16-20 Inches|
|Spacing: 16-20 Inches|
|Drought Tolerant: Yes|
|Features: Drought; Heat Tolerant; Salt Tolerant; Fragrant Flower|
|Scientific Name: Fruit Punch® 'Sweetie Pie' Dianthus hybrid USPP 27,989|
|Common Name: Fruit Punch® Sweetie Pie Pinks Dianthus|
|Other Name(s): Pinks|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
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