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'Paint The Town Magenta' Dianthus

PERENNIAL

Description

  • Tons of bright magenta flowers in summer
  • Beautiful blue foliage - even in winter!
  • Exceptionally heat tolerant
  • Deer resistant
  • Zones 4-9, sun/part sun, 8″ tall x 14″ wide at maturity. 
Zone 4-9
Light sun
low

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Description Even in hot climates, you can count on 'Paint the Town Magenta' dianthus from Proven Winners to bloom its heart out in the garden. But its exceptional heat tolerance isn't the only thing that makes it special: it's also exceptionally floriferous, its blue-green foliage positively smothered with neat little flowers. Their color is so bright as to practically glow in the landscape, and the deep violet center of each flower adds to the effect. These dianthus are ideal additions to rock gardens, flower gardens, and landscaping, and their neat evergreen foliage is very nice along the edge of a path or garden bed. It's truly a high-performance plant in both cold and hot climates. Details Botanical name: Dianthus 'Paint the Town Magenta'
Common name: Dianthus, pinks, carnation
Patient: USPP 22,922
Zone: 4 - 9
Sun exposure: Part sun (4-6 hours/day) to full sun (6+ hours/day)
Height x width: 6-8" X 12-14"
Flower color: Pink
Foliage color: Blue-green
Season of interest: Late spring-early summer
Bloom time: Early summer, early fall
Features: Proven Winners, ground covers, deer resistant, container plants, best for beginners
Uses: Alpine and rock, container gardening, cottage gardening, edging, erosion control, ground cover, massing, rock garden, slopes, small spaces, under planting
How To Grow Soil: Dianthus aren't particularly fussy about soil, though they do require good drainage.
Light: Full sun is preferred; can grow in part shade, though the blooms will not be as prolific.
Water: Average water needs.
Drought tolerant once established, but should be watered regularly during periods of hot, dry weather.
Spacing: 12 inches
Fertilizing: Nothing special required; one application of garden fertilizer in early spring is sufficient.
Winterizing: Remove all the dead and fallen plant matter to prevent the risk of rot or damage. Evergreen perennial may look a bit tatty coming out of harsh winters, but will recover as spring begins.
Maintenance & pruning: Little to no pruning or maintenance needed. Though deadheading is not required, it will encourage additional flower production. Cut blooms as desired to use in arrangements.

Garden Care

All About Growing & Caring For Dianthus

Dianthus, known as ‘pinks,’ are vibrant, low-growing perennials with ruffled blooms in an array of red, pink, purple, and white colors. With dianthus, there is no need to sacrifice beauty for utility; it’s perfect for lining pathways or making a statement in a container. Here, we’ll show you how to grow and care for dianthus, discuss how to use dianthus and answer frequently asked questions about this prolific bloomer.

Customer Reviews

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J
J.T. (Pennsylvania)
Fragile.

I ordered 6 and only 4 have survived. None have bloomed yet. Disappointed.

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a.W.

some of the flowers are holding up well, others just are dying and they're supposed to be full sun and I do water them so I'm not sure what's going on

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J
J.R. (Texas)
Cute Little Pinks

The plants arrived quickly and in good shspe.
They are fowering already!

C
C. (Texas)
'Paint The Town Magenta' Dianthus

The plants looked great when received. I was impressed with how good the plants were packaged. So far doing very well in the garden.

J
J.M. (Pennsylvania)
Dianthus love it!

I ordered five of these. They came with an order of a lot of other things and everything was very well packaged. I've had them in now for over a month and they're taking off and blooming like crazy. I'm hoping that they will spread. If not I will be getting another order next year. Get lots of compliments