Dianthus caryophyllus 'SuperTrouper Silver Pink' (Carnation)
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Dianthus caryophyllus SuperTrouper Silver Pink (Carnation)

Carnation 'SuperTrouper Silver Pink', Pot Carnation 'SuperTrouper Silver Pink', Dianthus 'KLEDP07093'


Dianthus caryophyllus SuperTrouper Silver Pink (Carnation) is an eye-catching perennial with a profusion of clove-scented, fully double, silver-pink frilly-edged flowers. Borne atop upright stems in spring and summer, the blossoms float above a low mound of narrow gray-green leaves. A strong performer, this carnation is perfect for the sunny border, patio containers and makes exquisite and long-lasting cut flowers.

  • Grows up to 10-14 in. tall (25-35 cm) and 10-12 in. wide (25-30 cm).
  • Performs best in full sun in average, evenly moist, well-drained soils. Prefers neutral to slightly alkaline conditions.
  • Extremely versatile, this carnation is ideal for beds and borders, cottage gardens or containers.
  • Easy to grow, deer resistant, its clove fragrance attracts an array of beneficial insects to the garden, such as bees and butterflies
  • Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering and promote a compact habit.
  • Divide clumps every second spring, or plant new ones to maintain vigor.
  • Toxic to dogs, toxic to cats, toxic to horses.
  • Dianthus caryophyllus is native to the Mediterranean area.

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Requirements

Hardiness 6 – 9
Heat Zones 6 – 9
Climate Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, A2, A3, H1
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Dianthus
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid)
Height 10" – 2' (25cm – 60cm)
Spread 10" – 1' (25cm – 30cm)
Spacing 15" (37cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Patio and Containers

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 6 – 9
Heat Zones 6 – 9
Climate Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, A2, A3, H1
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Dianthus
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid)
Height 10" – 2' (25cm – 60cm)
Spread 10" – 1' (25cm – 30cm)
Spacing 15" (37cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Patio and Containers

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