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'Paint the Town Fancy' Dianthus

PERENNIAL

Description

  • A non-stop display of unique pink blooms with red eyes.
  • Beautiful blue foliage - even in winter!
  • Heat and drought tolerant perennial from Proven Winners.
  • Resists deer, attracts pollinators.
  • Zones 4-9, sun/part sun, 10″ tall x 18″ wide at maturity.
Zone 4-9
Light part sun/sun
low

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Arrives as young plant

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Description A never-ending display of flowers, even in the heat! 'Paint the Town Fancy' dianthus from Proven Winners was developed so that even gardeners in hot climates could enjoy hundreds of sweet, brightly-colored carnation-like blooms. No need to worry about heat or drought with this tough perennial. Dianthus flowers are sun-loving and naturally grows as a neat little mound of blue-green foliage, but that gets completely covered with bright pink flowers featuring a unique red-eye in early summer when it blooms. It has true flower power, and its darling little flowers are as lovely in the garden as they are in a small arrangement indoors. Details Botanical name: Dianthus 'Paint the Town Fancy'
Patent: PP34503
Common name: Pinks, carnation, dianthus
Zone: 4 - 9
Sun exposure: Part sun (4-6 hrs.day) to full sun (6+ hrs.day)
Height x width: 8-10" X 16-18"
Flower color: Bright pink with red eyes
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, cold tolerant, 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: 16 - 18 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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C
C. (Maine)
I hope they come back to looking so nice.

They don’t look well. At first I thought I had to dead head them. But then I thought, hmm… this is ground cover. One doesn’t dead head ground cover. Right?
I hope they’ll catch on and grow nicely.

C
C. (Tennessee)
Paint the town red dianthus should be renamed to cherry cola.

Love this online nursery and have used them many times. The paint the town red dianthus pictures online are more of a bright red than what showed up. Needed some bright colors for rock garden and these are more maroon burgundy red. The packaging and arrival time was again spot on, just disappointed that the color was so far off.

I realize computers are sometimes different than actual colors but they were way darker than expected. Love this nursery and will continue to use them. Just a little disappointed ☹️
Hopefully next year they’ll bloom brighter.

G
G.G. (Illinois)
Perfect condition

Packed so well that the plant was "happy as can be” when it arrived. It is now a beautiful addition to my garden. I will definitely buy more plants from GGP.

M
M. (Pennsylvania)
Flowers til December in Philly!

I'm a beginner gardener and have several plants from Great Garden Plants in my balcony "garden". I've been pleased with all of them, but this dianthus has been amazing. I'm in Philadelphia, and there were flowers on it until DECEMBER! (Ordered and planted in spring 2022 btw, writing review in Jan 2023.) My favorite plant out of all of them!

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Maria

Easy to take care of and blooming an extravagant amount of colorful flowers.