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Dianthus Constant Cadence® Salmon

Dianthus  dye-AN-thus

Constant Cadence® Salmon: Constant Cadence® Salmon Dianthus is smothered in stunning fragrant salmon frilly flowers with scarlet overtones at the ends of the stems from late spring to early fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It’s attractive narrow leaves remain green in color with hints of silvery blue throughout the year. Constant Cadence® Salmon is an herbaceous evergreen perennial with a mounded form. It brings an extremely fine and delicate texture to the garden composition.

Zone 4

Full Sun

Height: 4-6″/Spread: 8-10″

May – September

Size Available: 1 Gallon

Dianthus Constant Cadence® Salmon

Description

Dianthus  dye-AN-thus

Dianthus barbatus (Sweet William) is a biennial or short-lived perennial that is often grown as an annual. It thrives in loamy, slightly alkaline soil in sun or partial shade in hot summer climates. The flowers grow in rounded, dense clusters. Colors range from white through intense red and purple, often bicolor. There are many cultivars available, including double-flowered and dwarf forms. The epithet ‘ barbatus’ refers to the barbed or beard-like growth arising from the petals.