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Dianthus 'Raspberry Swirl' (Pink)

Pink 'Raspberry Swirl', Raspberry Swirl Pink, Promotional Series, Dianthus 'Devon Siskin', Dianthus 'Merlin', Dianthus 'Siskin Clock', Carnation 'Devon Siskin'


Very compact and free flowering, Dianthus 'Raspberry Swirl' (Pink) is a charming evergreen perennial with masses of strongly scented, single, pale pink flowers adorned with a deep maroon picotee edge and eye. As they age, the petals fade to white and the picotee edges change to magenta. Blooming from late spring to mid-summer (or later with regular deadheading), the large blossoms rise on long, upright stems above a low mound of grassy, silver-blue leaves. Easy to grow, and perfect for adding a splash of color in the garden, this Garden Pink is an excellent addition to the sunny border, rock garden or containers.

  • Grows up to 10-14 in. tall and wide (25-30 cm).
  • Prefers full sun and enjoys neutral to alkaline, well-drained soils. Excellent choice for hot dry sites or gravelly soils.
  • Extremely versatile, this Dianthus is ideal for beds and borders, garden edging, rock gardens, cottage gardens or containers.
  • Attracts bees and butterflies, but is ignored by deer.
  • Deadhead to prolong flowering. Trim lightly after blooming to maintain a tight, compact habit.

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Requirements

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

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

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