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Week 21 – May 24, 2024

Plant Information

Dianthus Mountain Frost™ Pink Twinkle

  • Dianthus Mountain Frost™ Pink Twinkle - Bloom
  • Dianthus Mountain Frost™ Pink Twinkle - Landscape

Metrolina Trials Best Performing Plant Varieties

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Dianthus hybrida

Common Name: China Pinks, Cheddar Pinks

Hardiness Zone: 4b - 9a

Hardiness Degree: -25°F (-31.7°C)

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

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Fragrant Flowers, 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 bright, bicolor pink flowers in Spring and continual blooming in Summer and Fall.
Displays tidy mounds of strong, silvery-green foliage.

Grower Information:

This standout collection will rebloom consistently from early Spring until Fall. 

  • Requires no vernalization to flower.
  • 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
Bright, bicolor pink flowers with silvery-gray foliage.


Protection Information: PP30,105

(Flowering Only License)