The Ideal series of Dianthus is a very hardy line of Dianthus that
tolerates cool early spring conditions as well as the heat of the
summer. Once flowering begins the plants will produce a constant
shower of blossoms for the entire season. Removing spent blooms
promotes new flower growth.
Plant Dianthus Ideal Pink in full sun to light shade in fertile well drained soil.
Poor drainage is most often the cause of plant failure. Space
plants 10" to 12" apart. Feed every
two weeks with a balanced liquid fertilizer.
experts say that you should not mulch Dianthus with wood
chips or any organic mulching as it tends to transmit funguses to
Available Colors: Blush,
Carmine, Cherry, Cherry Picotee, Coral, Crimson, Deep Violet,
Fuchsia, Pearl, Pink, Raspberry, Red, Rose, Salmon, Scarlet,
Violet, Violet Picotee, and 3 different mixes.
Potential pests ~ diseases: Rare.