Dianthus 'Fire Star'
Deep cherry red flowers with a darker crimson eye are nicely displayed over gray-green foliage. Wonderfully fragrant with the spicy scent of cloves. Heavy bloom in early summer with fall rebloom if deadheaded. Evergreen. Plant Patented.
Prefers full sun and soils that are well-drained, particularly in winter. Tolerant of drought and coastal conditions. Deer resistant.
Characteristics & Attributes
Drought tolerant and evergreen. Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer resistant. Requires good drainage, especially in winter, and slightly alkaline soil.