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Dianthus Star™ Single Eastern Star
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Dianthus Star™ Single Eastern Star


Whetman Star Pinks

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 1.180.510


(=‘Red Dwarf’) A selection of the Border Pinks or Cheddar Pinks, a group of Dianthus that are a favourite for planting in rock gardens or using as a border edging. This British introduction forms a mound of grassy grey-green foliage, with an early summer display of fragrant cherry-red single flowers with a plum eye, and soft pink edges. Shear plants back lightly after blooming to maintain a tight, compact habit. Inclined to repeat flower in the fall. Plants require good drainage and are an excellent choice for hot dry sites or gravelly soils. Combines beautifully with other low alpine or edging plants. Attractive to butterflies. Evergreen. One of the Star™ Single collection from Whetman Pinks in Devon, UK. USPP#14437, CPBR#3110: unlicensed propagation prohibited. Registered with COPF.

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Dianthus Star™ Single Eastern Star


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
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Grey Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Evergreen
  Fragrant
Height
   15-20 cm
   6-8 inches
Spread
   20-30 cm
   8-12 inches
Foot Traffic
   None
Growth Rate
   Slow