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Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Firewitch'
Common Name: Cheddar Pink Family: Caryophyllaceae (The Pink Family)

Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Firewitch'
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Blue-grey, evergreen foliage and a long summer display of magenta pink flowers with a sweet and spicy fragrance. Lovely for picking. Plant at the edge of your patio, on the edge of a wall or along the driveway or pathways where you can enjoy the foliage, flowers and fragrance. Selected by the Perennial Plant Association as Perennial Plant of the Year 2006.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Western Russia
Native Habitat:
Carboniferous limestone cliffs.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourPink/Magenta 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height4-8'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread8-12'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Loves Sun Sun  Foliage ColourBluish Green 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone3-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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