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Dianthus Fruit Punch® 'Sweetie Pie'
ENLARGE IMAGE Ultra hardy, heat resistant Dianthus . Petal packed fragrant beauty is an easy care and rewarding groundcover that deer stay away from.
  • The perfectly pink miniature carnation blooms of Fruit Punch Sweetie Pie dianthus
  • The perfectly pink miniature carnation blooms of Fruit Punch Sweetie Pie dianthus
  • The perfectly pink miniature carnation blooms of Fruit Punch Sweetie Pie dianthus
NEW FOR 2020!

Dianthus Fruit Punch® 'Sweetie Pie'

Adorable pink flowers with great fragrance
Item: #DIASP1Q
ZONE 4,5,6,7,8,9
As low as $13.99
  • Highly fragrant Pink blooms!!
  • Beautiful blue foliage - even in winter!
  • Showy when planted in groups of 5 or more
  • Sun ground cover that is ultra hardy to Zone 4
  • Ship size: Jumbo 1 Quart
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Dianthus Fruit Punch® 'Sweetie Pie' Description

  • Cute pink blooms are just like miniature carnations
  • Attractive spiky blue foliage makes an ideal edging or flower garden plant
  • Long blooming and a very nice cut flower
  • Sun loving perennial is hardy and heat tolerant

Special features: Attracts butterflies, Cold hardy, Cut flower, Deer resistant, Disease resistant, Drought tolerant, Easy care, Evergreen, Fast growing, Fragrance, Heat tolerant, Pest resistant

Quick Facts

  • Botanical name:
    Dianthus 'Sweetie Pie'
  • Common name:
  • Zone:
  • Sun exposure:
  • Delivery:
    See schedule
  • Ship form:
    1 quart
  • Soil type:
  • Soil moisture:
  • Height x width:
    10" X 12-14"
  • Flower color:
  • Foliage color:
  • Bloom season:
    Late spring-early summer
  • Uses:
    Alpine and rock, Container gardening, Cottage gardening, Edging, Erosion control, Ground cover, Massing, Rock garden, Slopes, Small spaces, Under planting
  • Cannot ship to:
    AK, HI
  • Patent #: PP27989



Soil: Neutral to alkaline well drained loam or sand.
Light: Full sun is preferred but will tolerate part shade though the blooms might not be as prolific.
Water: Average water needs. Drought tolerant once established, but should be watered regularly during extended drought conditions.
Spacing: 12 inches
Fertilizing: Apply a balanced, timed release fertilizer in early spring.
Winterizing: Remove all the dead and fallen plant matter so that diseases do not overwinter in it. A four inch mulch layer of straw or pine boughs will help protect the soil temperature, and keep the frost from heaving the roots. Remove the mulch in spring when they begin actively growing again.
Maintenance & pruning: Little to no pruning or maintenance needed. Deadheading is highly recommended to promote a re flush of flowers. Clumps can be divided every 2 or 3 years to encourage better flower production.