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Dianthus caryophyllus 'SuperTrouper Velvet White'

SuperTrouper™ Velvet White Carnation

Carnation

Comments

Dramatic pink blooms with deep burgundy centers and airy white, ruffled petal edges, bloom consistently over a long season, especially in warmer climates; great for border fronts, containers, and floral arrangements

Description

Dramatic pink blooms with deep burgundy centers and airy white, ruffled petal edges, bloom consistently over a long season, especially in warmer climates; great for border fronts, containers, and floral arrangements

Landscape Attributes

SuperTrouper™ Velvet White 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.

SuperTrouper™ Velvet White Carnation is recommended for the following landscape applications;

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

Planting & Growing

SuperTrouper™ Velvet White Carnation will grow to be about 8 inches tall at maturity, 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 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:

10 inches

12 inches

Deer Resistant:

true

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