Hardy Carnation

Dianthus plumarius ''Double Spotty''

Dianthus plumarius (Hardy Carnation)
Double Spotty, PP 13,884 is a unique and sturdy hardy Carnation with bright red, pink and silver blue colorations and a sweet, spicy smell..

10" border plant !!!
Blue-silver evergreen foilage !!!
"Everblooming" all season !!!
Hardy to -30 F. !!!
Flowers of red with soft pink heart shaped spots !!!
Multipetalled and floriferous !!!
Spicy fragrance !!!

Height

6-10 Inches

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Spread

8-12 Inches

USDA Hardiness Zone USDA 4-11

Interesting Notes

125%;">The "grandson" of 'Spotty'.. The big triple-petaled flowers are cherry red with soft pink double spots that form the shape of a heart on each petal. The silvery blue-green foliage forms a neat bun. The fragrance is very sweet and spicy!

Dianthus plumarius ''Double Spotty'' Homeowner Growing
& Maintenance Tips

Plant in a sunny, well-drained place in your garden. Water it in well and/or fertilize and let it dry out between waterings. Can have afternoon shade in the South and Southwest and hold characteristics.

Hardy Carnation Characteristics & Attributes

Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Moist
Exposure
Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
Shade Tolerant
Sun Tolerant
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Late Summer
Fall
Late Spring / Early Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Late Summer
Fall
Winter
Early Spring
Late Spring / Early Summer
Attributes
Fragrant
Container
Ground Cover
Drought Tolerant
Mass Plant
Edging
Small / Miniature
Evergreen
Specimen
Border

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