Dianthus 'Frosty Fire', is a double scarlet stunner! Offering not only double scarlet blooms but also a mound of gray-green foliage that is highly eye appealing. Frosty Fire has a ground hugging no weeds poke through habit that looks great in rock gardens, containers, on hillsides, in the front border, and when planted in large groups. Dianthus Frosty Fire plants are drought tolerant, long lived in well-drained soils, cold hardy, highly fragrant and long blooming.
Mature Plant Size: 6"-8" Tall, 18" Spread (2 yr old plant)
Bloom Time: Full flush in spring, sporadic in summer and fall, deadhead to elongate bloom season
Light Exposure: Full Sun
Soil Type/pH: Well-drained/6.0-7.0
Hardiness Zones: 3-9
Fertilizer: Apply an all purpose granular or scratch fertilizer in early spring or side dress with an 1" of compost in late winter.
Container Size: 4.5" Pot
Photos courtesy of Creek Hill Nursery®