Fire Star Dianthus
Fire Star Dianthus is a delightful perennial groundcover plant that will look great in different areas of your landscape. It grows as a low mound of foliage, with a slightly spreading nature. The individual leaves are narrow and short, but grow densely, giving the plant a full appearance. The leaves are grey-green in color. In warmer climates, the foliage is evergreen. The flowers are very nice, growing in profusion. The flowers are red, with a crimson center eye. They have a clove like fragrance. The flowers bloom over from late spring into the early summer, with sporadic rebloom during the summer.
Dianthus ‘Devon Xera’ grows to a height of 6 to 8 inches, with a spread of 12 to 18 inches. It is recommended for USDA climate zones 5 to 8. It grows best in full sunlight. Fire Star grows best in well drained soils, with average amounts of moisture. It is not known to have any serious disease or insect issues. Trimming the plant back after initial bloom may promote later summer rebloom.
Care & Shipping Notes
NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.