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Dianthus caryophyllus Sunflor® Paseo
Dianthus caryophyllus Sunflor® Paseo
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Dianthus caryophyllus Sunflor® Paseo

Dwarf Hardy Carnation

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.181.840

(='HILPAS') The Sunflor® pot carnations can be used both indoors and outdoors, will flower from spring until late autumn, and are completely hardy. Plants form a neat compact mound of grassy foliage smothered with fully double flowers. This selection features dark burgundy flowers held above attractive, compact, grey-green foliage. Added bonus of a wonderful spicy-clove fragrance. Excellent for containers, rock gardens and borders. Drought tolerant and easy to grow. Prefers well-drained soil in sun or part shade. Good drainage is essential for winter hardiness. Evergreen. Bred in The Netherlands.

Further details for
Dianthus caryophyllus Sunflor® Paseo

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Late Spring
  Early Fall
  Mid Fall
  Late Fall
Foliage Color
  Grey Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
   15-20 cm
   6-8 inches
   15-20 cm
   6-8 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.