Dianthus Paint The Town Red
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Step Out With Fragrant Blooms Dianthus Paint The Town Red!

  • Spicy Smelling Magenta-Red Flowers
  • Frosted Blue-Green
  • Finely-Textured Foliage
  • Uniform Mounded Perennials
  • Easy to Grow
  • Full Sun & Part Shade
  • Heat Tolerant & Deer Resistant

Spicy-sweet red blooms on fine-textured foliage! Dianthus Paint The Town Red (Dianthus 'Paint the Town Red') enlivens your gardens with bold drifts of color!

Early summer blooming, Garden Pinks have magenta-red, bright-colored flowers that completely cover the plant. Each with light-pink 'eyes'.

Growing in smooth mounds the glaucous blue-green foliage, naturally carpet areas vividly!

How to Use Dianthus Paint The Town Red In The Landscape

Dianthus are perfectly sized to edge sunny borders and Cottage gardens. The uniform shape and pleasing clumping habit define walkways and paths beautifully!

Paint The Town Red enhances gardens of all sizes and perfect for containers. Edge perennials, wind throughout mixed-shrub borders or as facer plants around foundation plantings and shrubs.

Rock gardens, roadside 'hell strips', and coastal areas all benefit from dry soil-loving, salt-tolerant plants! Plus they are fragrant cut flower garden additions!

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Full sun plants with improved heat tolerance, Dianthus appreciate afternoon shade during summer. In the hotter climates of 4 through 9 they can be evergreen!

Forming mounds of 6-12” high and spread to about 15-18” wide, carpeting areas quickly.

Requiring average moisture, any well-drained soil, Dianthus appreciate mulch and deadheading to encourage them to rebloom.

Order your own uniform mounds of brilliant red blooms! Call Nature Hills today!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

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0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Dianthus Paint The Town Red Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-9
Growing Zones 4-9
More Information
Brand Proven Winners
Botanical Name Dianthus 'Paint the Town Red'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 6 - 8 inches
Mature Spread 15 - 18 inches
Sun Exposure Full Shade, Partial Shade
Soil Type Well Drained
Moisture Low Once Established
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Blue-Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
When To Prune Early Spring
Fragrant Yes