Welcome in the spring season with charming and a show-stopping perennial that will bring a welcome splash of color to your garden, the Dianthus Firewitch. Its deep pink blooms are delicately fringed and appear in abundance in early summer. Dianthus Firewitch is an extremely hardy plant, thriving in USDA Hardiness zones 3-9. It has a mounding habit, reaching a mature size of 6-8 inches tall and up to 12 inches wide.
Dianthus Firewitch is quite easy to care for and will reward you with its blooms for many years. It prefers full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil. It is drought tolerant once established and does not require a lot of fertilizer. Deadheading spent blooms throughout the season encourages more blooms. It is also deer resistant, making it a great choice for gardens in areas where deer are a problem.
The attractive foliage of Dianthus Firewitch is also an added bonus. The lance-shaped leaves are a silvery blue-green, providing a nice contrast to the airy, vibrant blooms. This plant is perfect for edging pathways, in between stepping stones, or in the front of the border.
Dianthus Firewitch is an excellent choice for gardeners who want to add a bright and cheerful look to their garden. It is low maintenance and can be enjoyed for many years.