Dianthus – Fruit Punch® ‘Cranberry Cocktail’

Garden Height
8 - 10
Spacing
12 - 14
Spread
12 - 14
Habit
Mounded
Container Role
Filler
Flower Size
Short
Flower Colors
Red
Light Code
YO
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun
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Features:

  • Continuous Re-Bloom
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Fragrant Flower
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Winter Interest
  • Salt Tolerant

Attracts: Butterflies

Resists: Deer

Maintenance Notes:

Grows best in sun to light shade and loose, well-drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soil. Tolerates dry soil for short periods.

Needs Good Drainage

Uses Notes:

Best in landscapes, can be used in containers.

Maintenance Category: Easy

Water Category: Average

Bloom Time: Early Summer

Hardiness Zones: 9b

Flower Form: Landscape

Soil Fertility: Average Soil

Soil PH Category: Alkaline Soil

pH: B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method): 0.6

Fertilization: 150 - 200

Light Requirements: High

Water Requirements: Dry to Moderate

Rooting Out Temperature: 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature: 55 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature: 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information:

Early Spring through Fall Finish. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]:

4-5" and Quart Pot: 5-6
6" and Gallon Pot: 8-9
7-9" Pot: 9-10

Pinching and Growth Regulators:

None needed

Pest and Disease Management:

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.

Grower Tips:

Good air circulation and water drainage is critical. Use soil mix that has excellent drainage.

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