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Dianthus

Scent First Romance

Dianthus Scent First Series forms a neat, compact mound of evergreen foliage with a blue-green color. The series is easy to grow producing strong stems of double blooming flowers that are very showy and fragrant. Full Sun exposure is best. Heat tolerant and low maintenance. Plant Scent First in mixed containers, massed in landscape borders, or in cutting gardens.

Romance is a layered bloom of pink to salmon pink in color.
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  • Planting & Care

Growth

  • Bed Spacing: 12"
  • Mature Width: 10-12"
  • Mature Height: 10-12"

Planting Type

  • Containers
  • Border

Seasons

  • Early Spring
  • Spring

Type

  • Perennial

Sun/Shade

  • Full Sun

Water Requirements

  • Normal
  • Low *

Fertilizer

  • Average
  • Light Feeder

Colors

Resistant to

  • Deer

Attracts

  • Bee Friendly
  • Butterflies

Other

  • Cut Flowers
  • Fragrant

Bloom/Interest Range

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

Growth Characteristics:
Long blooming and drought tolerant once established.

Care & Maintenance:
Cut these beauties to enjoy the spicy-sweet fragrance and long lasting blooms. Plants should be located in areas of loose to sandy soils with good drainage. Dianthus is an easy keeper.

* Low Water Requirement:
After this plant is well established, it has a lower than average water requirement. A good layer of mulch will also help reduce water needs.