Sunday, June 14, 2015

Dianthus 'Early Bird Pinks'

Dianthus - Early Bird Pinks
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.