Niche Gardens - North Carolina (NC) Native Pants

Dianthus gratianopolitanus

 


Full Sun
Partial Shade
Drought Tolerant
Evergreen
Fragrant
Deadhead
Cut Flowers

Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Firewitch' (Caryophyllaceae)
(dye-AN-thus grah-tee-ah-no-pol-i-TAY-nus)
Cheddar Pinks

2006 Plant of the Year, Perennial Plant Association. Bright-magenta clove-scented flowers float above silvery-blue plants in spring, followed by sporadic encores of rebloom in summer. Evergreen foliage tops out at 4", resulting in a tight and tidy groundcover. Great for edging paths in a sunny or partly shaded well-drained location.

Bloom color: magenta
Bloom period: mid-spring
Height: 6-8"
Spread: 1-1.5'
Zones: 4-8

Container size: Qt.
Price: $11