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Dianthus ‘Pheasant’s Ear’
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Dianthus  Pheasant’s Ear

May–June.



<i>Dianthus</i> ‘Pheasant’s Ear’

Dianthus

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The subtleties of the Dianthus we’ve selected will take you back to Roman times, when this plant was regarded as divine, ‘Jove’s Flower’. Throughout history, clove-scented Dianthus have been cultivated for their fragrance and essential oils. Easy to grow and vigorous in well drained soil, Dianthus, with neat mounds of linear blue, green or gray-green foliage, are an ageless addition to any garden, especially suited to timeworn habitats such as the rockery, walls or stone pathways.

Dianthus ‘Pheasant’s Ear’ full sun

This old cultivar, dating back to 1690, is named for the tuft in the center of the flower, which was thought to represent a pheasant’s ear. The semi-double white flowers are strongly scented and fringed with the same deep burgundy color as the centers. We think its stunning blooms, tidy mounding habit, and fine blue-hued foliage will make this prolific bloomer a favorite for centuries to come.

Size: 9"–12" high x 14" wide; hardy to zone 5.

Dianthus ‘Pheasant’s Ear’ (P-0637)
Each $7.75
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