Dianthus – Fruit Punch® Maraschino

Garden Height
9 - 11
Spacing
12 - 14
Spread
12 - 14
Habit
Mounded
Container Role
Filler
Flower Size
Short
Flower Colors
Red
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun
Proven Winners

Attracts: Butterflies

Resists: Deer

Continuous Re-Bloom

Drought Tolerant

Fragrant Flower

Heat Tolerant

Salt Tolerant

Maintenance Notes
Grows best in full 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 used in landscapes, can be used in containers

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Container, Landscape

Soil Fertility Average Soil

Soil PH Category Alkaline Soil

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

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
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot :

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.