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Early Bird™ Chili Dianthus
Succulent Blue-Green Foliage and double, dark coral blooms

Early Bird™ Chili Dianthus

Item # 35282
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You'll Love this Hardy Spring Bloomer!

'Chili' brings a charming color and a spicy fragrance to this early-blooming Dianthus series.

The Early Bird™ series of Dianthus are specifically bred to bloom early in the spring and rebloom all season, providing you with months of breathtaking double blooms worthy of inclusion in a bouquet or vase. 'Chili' is exceptional for its unique spicy fragrance as well as its alluring dark coral blooms.

If you're looking for a brilliantly beautiful groundcover, border, or container plant, look no further than new Early Bird™ 'Chili'! Dianthus are perfectly suited for rock gardens and exposed hills, preferring well-drained, windswept spots to boggy, stagnant ones.

These easy-to-grow little perennials flaunt large pink, fully double blooms from early spring all the way until fall. Remove spent flowers and fertilize occasionally to encourage the most re-blooming. The captivating, coral-colored flowers appear atop compact mounds of succulent blue-green foliage about 8 inches wide and 7 inches tall.

'Chili' is unpalatable to both deer and rabbits, and very low maintenance. Simply plant in a sunny, well drained spot and it will bloom like clockwork, creating a mat of dazzling color! Zones 6-9.

Genus Dianthus
Variety Early Bird™ 'Chili'
Item Form 1-Quart
Zone 6 - 9
Bloom Season Early Spring - Early Fall
Habit Mound-shaped
Plant Height 7 in
Plant Width 8 in
Additional Characteristics Bloom First Year, Double Blooms, Easy Care Plants, Flower, Succulents
Bloom Color Dark Coral, Dark Pink, Dark Salmon, Rose
Foliage Color Blue Green, Medium Green
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Dry, Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Deer Resistance
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy, Poor, Sandy
Uses Beds, Border, Containers, Foundation, Ground Cover, Ornamental, Outdoor
Restrictions Guam, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Canada, Hawaii