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Dianthus 'Scarlet Fever'

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  • Easy To Grow,
  • Rock Gardens,
  • Fragrant Flowers
Common Name:Sweet William - Perennial
Plant Type:Perennial
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 What is my zone?
Height:16 - 20 Inches
Spread:24 - 30 Inches
Exposure:Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions:Butterflies
Critter Resistance:Deer
Flower Color:Red Shades

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(Perennial Sweet William) A tall upright Dianthus that is perennial, check out 'Scarlet Fever'. A sport of the ever popular 'Heart Attack', 'Scarlet Fever' features stunning red flowers with a hue of orange in the sunlight. Standing 16-20 inches tall and spreading up to 30 inches wide, the spreading mounding habit adds color to your late spring to early summer gardens. Hardy in zones 4-9, 'Scarlet Fever' likes to be grown in full sun to part shade locations and is drought tolerant once established. Beautiful as a border, in mass or in combination containers, 'Scarlet Fever' is a fragrant flower and makes a great cut flower.
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Dianthus barbatus 'Scarlet Fever' PPAF

Common Name Sweet William - Perennial
USDA Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Type Perennial
Sun Exposure Full Sun (+6 hrs.), Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Dry, Moderate
Nature Attractions Butterflies
Critter Resistance Deer
Flower Color Red Shades
Max Height 1-2 Feet
Max Spread 2-3 Feet
Attributes Cut Flower or Foliage, Dried Flower, Drought Tolerant, Evergreen, Fragrant
Design Use Border, Container, Massing
Container Design Filler
Season of Interest (Flowering) Late Spring or Early Summer

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