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Mountain Mist Cheddar Pink

Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Mountain Mist'

Item 004741

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USDA Zone:
3-9
This plant will grow in my zone:
6
Key feature:
  • Light Needs
    Full sun
  • Watering Needs
    Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.
Description:

Green-gray leaves are covered by 1½-inch lipstick-pink flowers with showy fringed petal tips. Repeat blooms if sheared after first flush. Valued rock garden plant, as edging or masses & in troughs & pots. Essential to cottage gardens. Evergreen perennial.

Price: $16.99
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I'm gardening in: Ashburn, VA 20149
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Average Landscape Size
Fast growth 6 to 12 inches tall, 12 inches wide.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Mountain Mist'
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Special Feature: Attracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Waterwise
Foliage Color: Gray-green
Flower Attribute: Showy Flowers ,   Fragrant
Bloom Time: Late spring
Flower Color: Pink
Garden Style: Cottage
Design Ideas: A traditional perennial of the English cottage gardens that steps across to the highbrow perennial border as well. Superb edging along walks and pathways. Perfectly suited to rock gardens and spilling over the top of curbs and walls. Well sized for pots, troughs and window boxes.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

History

The carnation-like fragrance shared by the entire Dianthus family contributes to the popularity of these small perennials.

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