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Sunday, June 14, 2015

Dianthus 'Early Bird Pinks'

Dianthus - Early Bird Pinks
Perennial
Full Sun
Blooms Spring and Summer







Pinks are especially popular as edging plants or in the rock garden.
The Early Bird series are exceptionally early and long-flowering.
This selection forms a low, grassy blue-green cushion, bearing upright stems of electric cherry-pink, double flowers, early spring through late summer.
Flowers have a spicy clove fragrance.
Drought tolerant once established.
Shear lightly after blooming.
Unlicensed propagation prohibited

Height: 15-20cm (6-8")
Spread: 20-30cm (8-12")
Hardiness: -29C (-20F)
USDA Zone: 5-9

Grows in normal or sandy/gravelly dry, well-drained soil.
Water well until established.