Dianthus – Oscar Salmon and White Carnation
Extremely versatile – great in mixed containers and perennial gardens, or as a houseplant or fragrant gift
Looking for the perfect scented plant? Meet Oscar Salmon and white Carnation, Dianthus. Its spicy fragrance, continuous bloom of velvety salmon-pink blossoms edged in white, and easy care, make it a top choice for containers and the garden. So prolific blooming all season this delight can be used as an annual in pots and the garden. And the scent…absolutely the best. You can expect your garden or patio to be loaded with its spicy perfume all season. It also can be grown indoors as a blooming houseplant and makes an excellent indoor gift plant.
Ideal for containers, mass plantings, cottage gardens, or anywhere you want continuous color and fantastic fragrance. A member of the exceptional Oscar Dianthus series whose great qualities include continuous blooming, vivid color, and outstanding vigor. They are evergreen, drought tolerant and deer resistant. Attractive to butterflies, hummingbirds and other pollinators.
Plant in full sun in well-drained soil. Deadheading spent flowers will encourage more blooms. Although they bloom well on their own, fertilize for maximum blooming.