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Dianthus deltoides 'Flashing Light' (Leuchtfunk)

Dianthus deltoides 'Leuchtfunk' - Flashing Light Maiden Pinks

More About Dianthus deltoides Flashing Light ('Leuchtfunk')

  • Small, crimson-red flowers with a central, deep red ring
  • Mat-forming perennial with narrow, green leaves
  • Foliage has a tinge of purple in cooler weather
  • Bloom Time: Summer

Zone:

3

Height:

15-20 cm

Spread:

30-50 cm

Colour:

Crimson
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Flashing Light Maiden Pinks Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in dry to average moisture, in a gritty, well-drained, alkaline soil. They will tolerate partial shade, but may produce fewer flowers. Should be divided every 2-3 years to rejuvenate. Remove spent flowers and shear foliage to maintain shape and compact habit. 


Dianthus deltoides Flashing Light ('Leuchtfunk') Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Fragrant
Fragrant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Evergreen
Evergreen
Ground cover
Ground cover
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Compact
Trailing

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging

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