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Dianthus 'Ruby Sparkles'

Pinks

Plant Type: Perennial

This eye catching red Dianthus produces masses of large 1-2”, single, magenta red blossoms with a well-defined, deep ruby eye and deeply serrated petals. Their spicy fragrance is intoxicating! The colorful flowers blanket the tightly compact clump of grey-green foliage in early summer and early fall.


Height

8"

Spread

14"

Landscape Application:

Group or mass for edging in beds, borders and rock gardens.

Dianthus 'Ruby Sparkles' Plant Care:

Needs good drainage. Prefers alkaline soil.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 4 (-30/-20F)

Pinks Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest
Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Low to moderate soil moisture.

Average
Moderate
Special Benefits
Cut Flower / or Foliage
Dried Flower
Fragrant
Ground Cover
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

Pinks Additional Information

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