Dianthus 'Fire Star Improved' - 3.5 inch Pots (Minimum Quantity: 25 Plants)
Dianthus 'Fire Star Improved' is a shorter variety than the original 'Fire Star'. It grows less than 6 inches tall but demands to be noticed with its dark, scarlet blooms with darker crimson centers. This selection starts blooming in mid spring and can bloom up to late summer. Deadheading lengthens the blooming season. It's a dense and vigorous grower suitable for coastal gardens, butterfly gardens, fragrance gardens, and xeriscaping.
Name(s): Dianthus x 'Fire Star Improved' (PPAF), 'Firestar Improved', Cheddar Pink, Garden Pink.
Flower Color: Scarlet.
Bloom Time: Spring through summer. Dead-heading spent flowers increases bloom time.
Foliage: Evergreen, blue-green, linear.
Height/Spread: 7 inches x 18 inches.
Climate Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Sun Exposure: Full sun.
Soil Condition: Average, well-drained to dry, pH 6.6 to 8.5
Features: Drought tolerant, salt tolerant, heat tolerant, cold tolerant, deer resistant, low maintenance, fragrant.
Uses: Xeriscaping, massed planting, ground cover, coastal gardens, butterfly gardens, fragrance gardens, perennial borders.
Comments: We can not ship this item to Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon and Washington.