Fruit Punch® ‘Classic Coral’ Pinks

Size
Dianthus x ‘Classic Coral’ ‘Classic Coral’ PPAF CPBR#: CPBRAF
USDA Hardiness Zones: 4a to 9b
This variety of pinks offers lots of fragrant blooms in a compact bedding plant. Fruit Punch® ‘Classic Coral’ pinks, also known as border carnation, will edge your flower beds or walkways with spicy-sweet fragrance and charming, coral-pink, double blossoms. The flowers rebloom throughout the season, but the tidy look of its compact, blue-green foliage is attractive all on its own too.
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Perennials ... Seasonal Color - Groundcover
Growth Size:   Low Plant - 8 to 10 inches tall, 12 to 14 inches wide
Growth Habit:   Spreading - Groundcover - Dense
Features:   Easy To Grow, Fine-textured Foliage, Winter Interest
Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant (once established), Tolerates Salt, Heat Tolerant, Water once a week in extreme heat
Attracts:   Butterflies, Bees, Birds
Garden Ideas:   
Cottage, Perennial, Cutting
Flower features:    Fragrant, Double, Repeat Flowering, Long Flowering
Coral Pink, double, ruffled that bloom in spring through summer
Foliage type and color:    Evergreen, Blue
Compact clumps of blue-green, slender foliage
Landscape Uses:    Beds, Erosion Control, Rock Garden
Accent, Border, Container, Mass Planting, Ground Cover
Fruit Punch® ‘Classic Coral’ Pinks is a Low maintenance plant
Growth Size:   Low Plant - 8 to 10 inches tall, 12 to 14 inches wide
Growth Rate:   Medium
Spacing:   1-2 ft apart
Exposure:   Full Sun to Partial Shade
Watering:   Average
Soil Types:   Neutral to Alkaline   Tolerates dry soil   Well-drained
General Plant Care:    Care for your perennials and annuals includes monitoring for pests and diseases, periodically checking soil moisture, and providing fertilizer as needed. In general, plants that have sufficient water and the correct amount of fertilizer tend to not have as many pest and disease problems. Water new plants weekly during the growing season in the first year, and as needed after that.
General Planting Tips:    Choose a site suited to your plant's light, soil, and space needs. Dig a hole twice as wide but no deeper than the container. Perennials and annuals often look best planted in groups of five or more plants - if you are planting multiple plants, you may want to prepare the planting area and dig all your holes at one time to plan placement. Remove plant from container and loosen roots slightly. Place the plant in the hole. If using slow-release (coated) fertilizer, you may add it according to package directions at this time. Add soil back to the hole, ensuring the top of the soil from the container is even with the surrounding soil. Water well, and add more soil if needed. Add 2-3 inches of mulch around plant, taking care to keep away from stem. See our FAQ page for more details on Mulching.
General Fertilizing Tips:    Fertilize in spring when new growth appears, and once more before flowering with a general purpose or slow-release fertilizer.
General Pruning suggestions:    Not usually needed, best left unpruned
Bloom Tips:    Remove flower stalks after blooms have faded
USDA Hardiness Zones: 4a to 9b

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