Dianthus 'Firewitch'

Firewitch Clove Pink

$ 8.95

Item #: 1260
Pot Size: 3.5" pot


Plant Description

Old timey Clove Pinks love sun and good drainage. They are perfect for a rock garden or a sunny bank. The silvery green foliage forms low, spreading, evergreen mats and their Carnation-like flowers are strongly and sweetly scented. 'Firewitch' has 1 inch brilliiant raspberry red flowers which cover 6 inch mounds of silvery needle-shaped leaves in late spring, early summer, and then sporadically throughout the summer. If you want tons of color and fragrance, this one is for you. This is the Perennial Plant Association's Plant of the Year for 2006.

 

Characteristics

Container plant

Roof Garden

Deer Resistant

Butterfly Plant

Hummingbird Plant

Good Fragrance

Ease of Culture

Easy to culture

Evergreen

Evergreen

Plant Type

Perennial, Ground cover,

Light Exposure

Full sun, Mostly sunny

Soil Condition

Sandy, Average

Moisture Tolerance

Dry, Moderately moist

Size

3.5 pot

Height

less than 12,

Flower Color

Pink, Rose,

 

Bloom Time

Mid spring, Late spring

Early summer, Mid summer

Typical Height

9in

Spread

24in

Zones

5, 6, 7, 8