Week 38 – September 17, 2019

Plant Information

Dianthus Mountain Frost™ Red Garnet

New variety!
Growing Information:
Culture Guidelines
Marketing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Dianthus hybrida

Common Name: China Pinks, Cheddar Pinks

Hardiness Zone: 5a - 9a

Hardiness Degree: -20°F (-28.9°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Early Spring, Spring, Summer, Autumn, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Attracts Butterflies, Drought Tolerant, Fragrant Flowers, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Height: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)

Width: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: A wonderful landscape border variety that provides a burst of rich, red flowers in Spring and continual blooming in Summer and Fall. Displays tidy mounds of strong, silvery-green foliage.

Grower Information:

  • Requires no vernalization to flower.
  • Will rebloom consistently from early Spring until Fall.
  • Tolerant of rainy and wet conditions.
  • Tidy, mounding habit is great for landscape borders
  • Ideal for 2.5-qt. and 1-gal. pot sizes.
Available as URCs or liners
Features silver-blue foliage with deep red flowers that don’t fade in the heat or sun.


Protection Information: PPAF

(Flowering Only License)