Full sun, evergreen dianthus

casolorz(6a)February 15, 2013

What is a full sun, evergreen (zone 6a) dianthus you would recommend?

Thanks.

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gardengal48

I'd look at the cottage pinks - Dianthus deltoides or gratianopolitanus. Both need very good drainage.

    Bookmark   February 19, 2013 at 5:24PM
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juneroses Z9a Cntrl Fl

I would urge you to consider verbena "Sissinghurst". I gardened in Zone 6 for 30+ years and this was planted and thrived on a slope near the front door. It not only looked good year round, but the long strands would root along their length and did a wonderful job of holding the soil in place during heavy rainfall.

I bought my original plant from Bluestone, so they've been selling it for a lot of years and for good reason - it's a winner.

Here is a link that might be useful: Verbena

    Bookmark   March 3, 2013 at 3:14PM
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