Dianthus deltoides 'Zing Rose'

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Maiden Pinks

USDA Hardiness Zone 2-9

These velvety, rose-red flowers will truly throw a zing into any sunny spot! Great mat-forming habit with a profusion of blooms. When this plant is well situated it can bloom most of the summer.

Height

6-8 Inches

Spread

12 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Bloom Time

May-August

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

This needs a sunny spot with moist to dry, well-drained, alkaline to slightly acid soil. Should divide every 2-3 years to retain vigor. Deadheading will promote an extended season.

When to Divide

early spring or fall, divide every 3 years to retain vigor

Good Companions

Hybrid Sage (Salvia nemorosa), Ornamental Onion (Allium ), Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum ), English Lavender/Lavandula a. (Perennial) (Lavender ), Blue Fescue (Festuca ), Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum braunii), Coneflower (Echinacea ), Threadleaf Coreopsis (Coreopsis verticillata)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Ground Cover
Containers
Fragrant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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