Dianthus Cranberry Ice

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The Dianthus Cranberry Ice, Dianthus 'Cranberry Ice' (PPAF), has intricately patterned 1 1/2 inch pink flowers with a purple eye and pink frilled edge with dense mounded blue-green foliage.

In late spring through early summer, 'Cranberry Ice' will provide masses of bright pink blooms with serrated edges that match the bold pink spot in the center of each flower!

It is heat and drought tolerant for short periods however produces the best foliage and flowers in areas not so warm and dry. It is truly a great addition to any perennial garden and is a favorite as a border plant or in rock gardens.

'Cranberry Ice' needs a sunny site with well-drained soil, but will tolerate some shade in the afternoon along with humidity.  Regular watering during prolonged dry spells will be necessary.  However, this plant is tolerant of short periods of dryness.

These charming flowers look wonderful as a border plant, rock gardens, along walks or paths, for edging and a definite in cottage gardens.

'Cranberry Ice' is a refreshing plant that makes a great addition to any landscape plans!

* Vigorous

* Open habit

* Ground cover


Growing Zones 5-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Dianthus 'Cranberry Ice'
Foliage Blue Green
Mature Height 6 - 8 inches
Mature Spread 12 inches
Soil Type Widely Adaptable
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Red