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Dianthus Dessert™ ‘Cranberry Ice’
Dianthus Dessert™ ‘Cranberry Ice’
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Dianthus Dessert™ ‘Cranberry Ice’

Dessert Series Pinks

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 1.180.670

Also known as Border Pinks. The Dessert Series™ of pinks are midsized in habit, offering fragrant single blooms from spring right into the autumn, over a low mound of grassy blue-green leaves. This selection has fringed petals of bright cranberry red with a contrasting rose-pink eye. Great for edging or in containers. Deadhead to encourage more buds to form. Attractive to butterflies. Evergreen. Bred in England by Whetman Pinks. USPP#18342: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Dianthus Dessert™ ‘Cranberry Ice’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Late Spring
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Grey Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
   20-35 cm
   8-14 inches
   20-35 cm
   8-14 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.