Dianthus – Cherry Pie Pinks
Bring summer long color and spicy clove scent to your garden with ‘Cherry Pie’ Pinks, Dianthus. You’ll adore this delight for its velvety red blossoms that are held on strong stems that don’t droop. They burst open from distinctive plump buds just above the compact, shiny silvery-blue foliage in late spring with flowering repeating into fall. An evergreen perennial.
Its long stems and sweet perfume makes ‘Cherry Pie’ ideal for fresh posies and arrangements. Try planting a few by the back door where its heady scent will delight all passing by. Ideal for containers, mass plantings, cottage gardens, or anywhere you want continuous color and sensational scent.
Bred by Whetman, the United Kingdom’s leading breeder and propagator of award winning perfumed Dianthus, with a worldwide reputation for quality. A member of the exceptional American Pie Dianthus series whose great qualities include sturdy stems that don’t flop and with flowers that are larger than other Dianthus. They are evergreen, drought tolerant and deer resistant. Attractive to butterflies, hummingbirds and other pollinators.
Plant in full sun in well-drained soil. Dead heading spent flowers will encourage more blooms.