Paint The Town Fuchsia Pinks

Dianthus 'Paint The Town Fuchsia'

Paint The Town Fuchsia Pinks

$22.00

$22.00

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Height : 6 inches (8 inches with the flowers)
Spread: 14 inches
Sunlight: full sun
Water Usage: average to moist
Landscape Use: Mass Planting, Rock/Alpine Gardens, Border Edging, General Garden Use, Container Planting
Flower Color: Fuchsia
Bloom Period:From Early Summer To Early Fall
Foliage Type: evergreen
Foliage Color: Blue
Deer Resistant?: Yes

Quick Description
Breathtaking flowers are fuchsia with lavender centers, above mounds of glaucous blue foliage; great for flower arrangements; deadhead to rebloom; pair up with summer blooming perennials and annuals to time a continued flower display
Other Names: Border Pinks, Cheddar Pinks

What Makes it Special?
Paint The Town Fuchsia Pinks is smothered in stunning fragrant fuchsia frilly flowers with lavender eyes at the ends of the stems from early summer to early fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its attractive narrow leaves remain powder blue in color with hints of grayish green throughout the year.


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Landscape Attributes
Paint The Town Fuchsia 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.

Planting & Growing
Paint The Town Fuchsia Pinks will grow to be only 6 inches tall at maturity extending to 8 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 14 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 12 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.

This plant should only be grown in full sunlight. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn’t be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid. It can be propagated by division; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.

Paint The Town Fuchsia Pinks is a fine choice for the garden, but it is also a good selection for planting in outdoor pots and containers. It is often used as a ‘filler’ in the ‘spiller-thriller-filler’ container combination, providing a mass of flowers and foliage against which the thriller plants stand out. Note that when growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may require more frequent waterings than they would in the yard or garden.

Want more info on sizes?
IndyPlants sells landscape size plant material. These often come in black nursery containers and are classified in sizes such as #2, #3, #5, etc. This correlates to the volume of the container, 2 gallon, 3, gallon, 5 gallon, etc. The bigger the number, the larger the pot, and the larger the plant. You’ll also see larger sizes such as 2” BB, 2.5” BB, 3” BB, etc. This stands for ‘Balled & Burlapped’. These plants are usually much larger and are not transported in black nursery pots. The sizing correlates to the diameter of the trunk of the tree.

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