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Firewitch Cheddar Pinks

Botanical Name
Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Firewitch'
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 9
Height
3 to 4 inch foliage, 6 to 8 inch blooms
Flowers
Mid to late spring: purplish-pink, hot pink; fragrant
Light
Full sun, light shade in hot locations
Soil
Well-drained, neutral to alkaline, no deep organic mulch
Planting & Care
  • Space plants 15 to 20 inches apart
  • Will rebloom if first flush of flowers are deadheaded

 

Problems
None serious if sited and maintained correctly, leaf spot, rust, root rot, Fusarium wilt

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