Dianthus x 'Dragon Fruit'#PP21894
Also called Carnation, Dragon Fruit Pinks
Suitable Substitutions for Dianthus x 'Dragon Fruit'
More About Dianthus x 'Dragon Fruit' (PP21894)
- Large, ruffled, fragrant, double flowers are bright pink with magenta markings
- Low mounds of evergreen, blue-gray, grass-like foliage
- Bloom Time: Summer
- Flower Size: 4 cm
Border Pinks 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 'Dragon Fruit' (PP21894) Characteristics
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeLt. Spr-Sum