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Dianthus 'Veronica Skagit'

Veronica Skagit Pinks

Pinks

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Amazing double flowers are soft shell pink and white with contrasting deep crimson centers, covering mounds of fine light blue foliage; great for flower arrangements; deadhead to promote re-blooming; a stunning display for border fronts and containers

Description

Amazing double flowers are soft shell pink and white with contrasting deep crimson centers, covering mounds of fine light blue foliage; great for flower arrangements; deadhead to promote re-blooming; a stunning display for border fronts and containers

Landscape Attributes

Veronica Skagit Pinks is an herbaceous evergreen perennial with a mounded form. It brings an extremely fine and delicate texture to the garden composition and should be used to full effect.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. It is a good choice for attracting bees and butterflies to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Veronica Skagit Pinks is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Rock/Alpine Gardens;Border Edging;General Garden Use;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Veronica Skagit Pinks will grow to be only 6 inches tall at maturity extending to 8 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 12 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 8 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. As an evegreen perennial, this plant will typically keep its form and foliage year-round.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

6 inches (8 inches with the flowers)

12 inches

Deer Resistant:

true

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