- USDA Hardiness Zones 4-9
- Height 6-8 Inches Tall
- Spread 12-14 Inches Wide
- Light Requirement is Part Sun to Sun
This low maintenance perennial will produce lively bright magenta ¾ to 1-inch wide blossoms that rise above its foliage from late spring to early summer and rebloom in the fall. The jagged-edged blossoms look great against its low mounded blue-green grass-like foliage. During peak bloom time, the flowers will completely cover the plant.
The fragrant flowers are sweetly clover scented but not so cloyingly sweet that the scent is overwhelming. Paint the Town Magenta Pinks Dianthus makes a fabulous addition to border gardens, rock gardens and foundation plantings. It’s also a good option for planting along pathways, mass plantings and in container gardens as a filler plant. Cut a few stems and add them to your garden-inspired bouquets. The foliage will reach 6 inches in height with blossoms appearing about two inches higher. It has a spread of approximately 14 inches.
Paint the Town Magenta Pinks Dianthus Care
Prune Paint the Town Magenta Pinks Dianthus back in early spring before new growth begins. This perennial is both heat and drought tolerant so it can handle hot summer temperatures. It will attract bees and butterflies, but deer tend to leave it alone. Plant Paint the Town Magenta Pinks Dianthus in full to partial sun conditions in USDA plant hardiness zones 4 to 9.
Paint the Town Magenta Pinks Dianthus Spacing
Space individual plants approximately 10 inches apart to give them room to spread as they mature.
Paint the Town Magenta Pinks Dianthus Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-9|
|Flower Color(s): Pink|
|Bloom Period: Early Summer|
|Foliage Color(s): Blue|
|Light Exposure: Part Sun to Sun|
|Height Class: Short|
|Height: 6-8 Inches|
|Spread: 12-14 Inches|
|Spacing: 12-14 Inches|
|Drought Tolerant: Yes|
|Features: Drought; Heat Tolerant; Salt Tolerant; Fragrant Flower|
|Scientific Name: Paint the Town Magenta' Dianthus hybrid USPP 29,222|
|Common Name: Paint the Town Magenta Pinks Dianthus|
|Other Name(s): Pinks|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
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Time of Order:
- 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
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.