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Dianthus caryophyllus 'Bondy Beach'

Flow® Bondy Beach® Carnation

Carnation

Comments

A compact selection that features sturdy stems of large salmon-cream double blooms, rising above dense green foliage; flowers from late spring through the summer months; vigorous, low uniform habit is perfect for border edges, beds, or containers

Description

A compact selection that features sturdy stems of large salmon-cream double blooms, rising above dense green foliage; flowers from late spring through the summer months; vigorous, low uniform habit is perfect for border edges, beds, or containers

Landscape Attributes

Flow® Bondy Beach® Carnation 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.

Flow® Bondy Beach® Carnation is recommended for the following landscape applications;

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

Planting & Growing

Flow® Bondy Beach® Carnation will grow to be only 6 inches tall at maturity extending to 8 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 10 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 5 years. As an evegreen perennial, this plant will typically keep its form and foliage year-round.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

5b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

6 inches (8 inches with the flowers)

10 inches

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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