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Dianthus hybrid – ‘Paint the Town Red’ – Pinks

Garden Height
6 - 8
Spacing
16 - 18
Spread
16 - 18
Habit
Mounded
Container Role
Filler
Flower Size
Short
Flower Colors
Pink, Red
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun
Proven Winners
This bright colored perennial produces single, deep magenta red flowers atop a low mound of glaucous blue foliage. Use it to edge sunny borders and pathways.

Features
This bright colored perennial produces single, deep magenta red flowers atop a low mound of glaucous blue foliage. Use it to edge sunny borders and pathways.

Attracts: Bees, Butterflies

Resists: Deer

Continuous Re-Bloom

Drought Tolerant

Fragrant Flower

Fragrant Foliage

Heat Tolerant

Winter Interest

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

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Border Plant, Container, Edging Plant, Groundcover, Landscape, Mass Planting

Soil Fertility Average Soil

Soil PH Category Acidic Soil, Neutral 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.