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Dianthus x 'Fire Star™' (Devon Xera)

#PP14895, CPBR3111

Also called Carnation


Series: Whetman® Star

More About Dianthus x Fire Star™ ('Devon Xera') (PP14895, CPBR3111)

  • Buds open to deep fire-red flowers with crimson eyes
  • Very fragrant and a vigorous grower
  • Evergreen, mounding, blue-grey foliage stays compact
  • Bloom Time: Midsummer to fall

Zone:

5

Height:

20-25 cm

Spread:

25-30 cm

Colour:

Red
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Fire Star™ Dianthus Growing and Maintenance Tips

Thrives in average moisture, a well-drained soil, in full sun. Drought tolerant once established. Can tolerate some shade, but will often grow leggy and not bloom as prolifically. Adding lime to the soil will benefit the plant and removing spent flowers will extend the bloom time. A low maintenance perennial with no serious disease and insect issues. 
 

Dianthus x Fire Star™ ('Devon Xera') (PP14895, CPBR3111) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Fragrant
Fragrant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Ground cover
Ground cover
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Rebloomer
Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer
Fall

Habit

Mounding
Compact

Foliage Color

Blue
Gray

Landscape uses

Border/edging

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