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Dianthus (dy-an'-thus)

Carnation

Beautiful, often fragrant flowers include shades of pink, rose or red and may be single, double or fringed. Attractive foliage. Single-flowered forms attract hummingbirds to the garden. Dianthus comes from Dios, divine, and Anthos, a flower. Theophrastus supposedly named it because of the charm and fragrance of the flowers. Companion Plants: Aquilegia, Hemerocallis, Coreopsis, Stachys, Thymus, Phlox subulata, Saponaria.

'Barbarini Bicolor'

Produces attractive, full size purple and white flower heads in mid spring and continues to flower through the end of summer. It's dwarf, 6-8" plant height makes it a great item in the front of gardens or in mixed containers.

Hardiness Zone: 3-8

Full Sun Attracts ButterfliesDeer ResistantGood Cut FlowerGood for Dry Locations

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'Barbarini Purple'

Produces attractive, full sized purple flower heads in mid spring and continues to flower through the end of summer. It's dwarf, 6-8" plant height makes it a great item in the front of gardens or in mixed containers. Excellent cut flowers. Best when planted in groups.

Hardiness Zone: 4

Full Sun Attracts HummingbirdsGood Cut Flower

#1 Cont.

'Barbarini Red'

Produces attractive full size red flower heads in mid spring and continues to flower through the end of summer. It's dwarf, 6-8" plant height makes it a great item in the front of gardens or in mixed containers.

Hardiness Zone: 4

Full Sun Attracts ButterfliesDeer ResistantFragrant Flowers or FoliageGood for Dry Locations

#1 Cont., QT

Gratianopolitanus 'Tiny Rubies'

Petite double, rose-pink flowers on wiry stems, compact, mound-forming plant with gray-green, needle like foliage, blooms mid to late spring, grows 4-5".

Hardiness Zone: 3-8, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Full Sun Attracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsDeer ResistantFragrant Flowers or FoliageGood Cut FlowerGround Cover

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Amurensis 'Pixie Star'

Cheddar Pink

Bicolor flowers, bright pink petals have a deep central eye, foliage forms a dense cushion, blooms late spring, grows 7".

Hardiness Zone: 5-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Full Sun Attracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsDeer ResistantFragrant Flowers or FoliageGood Cut FlowerGround Cover

Barbarini Purple Picotee

This plant grows 6-8" tall and has compact growth. Purple bicolor flowers that bloom from mid spring to fall.

Hardiness Zone: 3-8

Full Sun Attracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsDeer ResistantFragrant Flowers or FoliageGood Cut FlowerGround Cover

#1 Cont., QT

Barbatus 'Indian Carpet Mix'

Sweet William

Red, white, pink and bicolor flowers are treasured for their strong fragrance, compact cultivar, blooms late spring, grows 8-10".

Hardiness Zone: 3-8, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Full Sun Attracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsDeer ResistantFragrant Flowers or FoliageGood Cut FlowerGround Cover

Brilliant Star

Fragrant double white blooms with a deep magenta eye. Excellent selection for rock gardens & edging. 6-9". PP# 13025.

Hardiness Zone: 4-9

Full Sun Attracts ButterfliesDeer ResistantFragrant Flowers or FoliageGood Cut Flower

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Coconut Punch

Fragrant perennial produces 1.5-2" double blooms that are deep red in color, these blooms are marked with white blotches on the centers of each petal. As they mature, the white blotches expand and the red color lightens to wine forming a ring around each flower. Has grey/green grassy folliage. Grows 10-12". Blooms early summer/fall.

Hardiness Zone: 4-9

Full Sun to Part Sun/Shade Attracts ButterfliesDeer ResistantFragrant Flowers or Foliage

Coconut Surprise

Pure white double flowers with sharp crimson centers & frilled edges. Stems are short & sturdy. 8-9". PP# 18828

Hardiness Zone: 5-9

Full Sun Attracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsDeer ResistantFragrant Flowers or FoliageGood Cut FlowerGround Cover

#1 Cont.

'Cranberry Ice'

Brilliant florescent, single petals of red splashed with lavender-pink. Only 6-8" tall. A nice contrast to the blue green foliage.

Hardiness Zone: 5

Full Sun Attracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsDeer ResistantFragrant Flowers or FoliageGood Cut Flower

'Eastern Star'

Pinks

Large spicy scented pink flowers with a raisin red center and soft pink along the edges, blue-green foliage, grows 5-8".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Full Sun Attracts ButterfliesFragrant Flowers or Foliage

'Fire Star'

Rich, fiery red flowers with crimson eyes and frilly petals. Foliage is slender and blue-green in color. Blooms summer, grows 8". PP# 14895.

Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Full Sun Attracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsDeer ResistantFragrant Flowers or FoliageGood Cut FlowerGround Cover

#1 Cont.

'First Love'

Cheddar Pink

Offers a lovely fragrance and profusion of white to pink to lavender blooms to the garden, blooms late spring - early summer, grows 15-20".

Hardiness Zone: 3-8, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Full Sun Attracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsDeer ResistantFragrant Flowers or FoliageGood Cut FlowerGround Cover

Fizzy

Unique, fragrant, double lavender flowers with dark red eye. Fringed petals & soft gray foliage. 6-7'. USPPAF.

Hardiness Zone: 5-9

Full Sun Attracts ButterfliesDeer ResistantFragrant Flowers or Foliage

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Gratianopolitanus 'Firewitch'

Cheddar Pink

Attractive magenta flowers on wiry stems, blue-green, needle like foliage forms compact mounds, long-lived variety, blooms mid to late spring, grows 6". 2006 Perennial plant of the year.

Hardiness Zone: 3-8, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Full Sun Attracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsDeer ResistantFragrant Flowers or FoliageGood Cut FlowerGround Cover

Gratianopolitanus 'Siskin Clock'

Finely detailed light pink petals, edged in deep burgundy, eclipsed by a bold red center and pierced by a striking white center, prolific bloomer, grows 6".

Hardiness Zone: 3-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Full Sun

Grenedin

2" double maroon flowers, blooms early to late summer, grows 18". Colors available: Maroon, Pink, Red, White, Yellow.

Hardiness Zone: 4-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Full Sun Attracts ButterfliesDeer ResistantGood Cut Flower

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'Raspberry Surprise'

A profusion of delicious scented double pink blooms with burgandy red centers atop 6-10" blue-green foliage. Blooms beginning in May. Extremely floriferious in the spring. PP# 16029.

Hardiness Zone: 6

Full Sun Attracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsDeer ResistantFragrant Flowers or FoliageGood Cut Flower

#1 Cont.

Raspberry Swirl

Loosely mounded gray-green foliage is carpeted with pink flowers with raspberry edges and centers. Early summer bloomer and will rebloom in fall. Grows 7". PP# 14377.

Hardiness Zone: 5-9

Full Sun Attracts ButterfliesDeer ResistantGood Cut Flower

#1 Cont.

'Roshish One'

Garden Pinks

Velvety dark rose double flowers traced in white, silver green foliage, vigorous grower, grows 6-10?.

Hardiness Zone: 4-8, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Full Sun Attracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsDeer ResistantFragrant Flowers or FoliageGood Cut FlowerGround Cover

Shooting Star

Neat compact evergreen mounds are blue-green in color & is covered with an abundance of magenta purple flowers. Delightful spicy clove fragrance. Makes great border plants. 6-8". PP# 16431.

Hardiness Zone: 5-9

Full Sun to Part Sun/Shade Attracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsDeer ResistantFragrant Flowers or FoliageGood Cut FlowerGround Cover

#1 Cont.

'Spangled Star'

Garden Pinks

Red petals feature pale pink serrated edges, pale pink blotches and throat, grey-green foliage, blooms early summer, grows 4".

Hardiness Zone: 5-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Full Sun Attracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsDeer ResistantFragrant Flowers or FoliageGood Cut FlowerGround Cover

Starlette

Radiant fragrant pink puffy double flowers with deep red eye. Narrow blue-green leaves. Blooms June-Sept. 6-7". USPPAF.

Hardiness Zone: 4-9

Full Sun Attracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsDeer ResistantGood Cut Flower

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'Strawberry Sorbet'

Looks good enough to eat! 6-8" tall dark red flowers with pink splotched petals and matching pink edge on blue-green foliage.

Hardiness Zone: 5

Full Sun Attracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsDeer ResistantFragrant Flowers or FoliageGood Cut Flower

x Allwoodii 'Frosty Fire'

Garden Pinks

Shorter-growing variety with blue-gray tufted foliage, plentiful double red flowers, blooms late spring - early summer, grows 6".

Hardiness Zone: 3-8, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Full Sun Attracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsDeer ResistantFragrant Flowers or FoliageGood Cut FlowerGround Cover

x. 'Neon Star'

Garden Pinks

2" single fragrant bright red, tight compact mats of silver foliage, blooms late spring - early summer, grows 12". PP# 14549.

Hardiness Zone: 5-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Full Sun Attracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsDeer ResistantFragrant Flowers or FoliageGood Cut FlowerGround Cover

#1 Cont., QT

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