Dianthus 'Neon Star' PP14,549

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Alpine Pinks

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9

Tiny mounds of bluish foliage covered with floureSCENT pink flowers in spring.
They exude the spicy scent of cloves as a bonus.

Height

6-8 Inches

Spread

12-15 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Interesting Notes

Bred by H.R. Whetman and Sons of Devonshire, England.

Bloom Time

May-June

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Tolerant of poor soil, but must be well drained.

When to Divide

spring or fall every 2 to 3 years

Good Companions

Yarrow (Achillea ), Rock Cress (Arabis caucasica), New York Aster (Aster dumosus), Carpathian Harebell (Campanula carpatica), Cupid's Dart (Catananche caerulea), Tickseed (Coreopsis ), Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Blanket Flower (Gaillardia ), Tall Bearded Iris (Iris ), Knautia (Knautia macedonica), Lavander (Lavandula intermedia), Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum), Asiatic Lily (Lilium ), Catmint (Nepeta faassenii), Maiden Grass (Miscanthus sinensis), Iceland Poppy (Papaver nudicaule), Stonecrop (Sedum spectabile), Oriental Poppy (Papaver orientale), Ornamental Onion (Allium ), Butterfly Gaura (Gaura lindheimeri), Dwarf False Indigo (Baptisia australis)

Characteristics & Attributes

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