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Dianthus deltoides ‘Brilliant’
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Dianthus deltoides ‘Brilliant’
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Dianthus deltoides ‘Brilliant’


Maiden Pinks

USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.180.080


Maiden Pinks are easy-care perennials, ideal for the beginning gardener. Plants form a low, spreading evergreen mound of dark-green leaves, studded with bright cherry-red flowers in late spring, then on and off through the summer. Trim back lightly after first flowering. Good choice for poor soils, and hot, sunny sites. Also excellent in tubs and mixed containers.

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Dianthus deltoides ‘Brilliant’


Optimal Growing
Conditions
Appearance and
Characteristics
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Dry
Care Level
  Easy
Flower Colour
  Red
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Border
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Evergreen
  Ground Cover
Height
   15-20 cm
   6-8 inches
Spread
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
Foot Traffic
   Light
Growth Rate
   Fast