FIRST LOVE dianthus


First Love dianthus, Plant Select
First Love dianthus, Plant Select
A clump-forming dianthus with flowers that change from pure white to deep rose. There is a constant succession of bloom from April to frost. Intensely fragrant with attractive mounds of foliage in winter. Perennial.

Tips from the pros: Judicious deadheading will ensure a long blooming season. Although short-lived, clumps can persist for two, three, or more years.
Plant Type Perennial
Height 14-20 inches
Width 12-16 inches
Flowering Season Spring through fall
Flower Color Pink mixed
Sun Sun, Part Sun
Water Needs Moderate to dry
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 3b-9
Soil Type Loam
Deer Resistant No
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest No
North American Native No
Year Introduced 2001
Annual Commercial Maintenance Prune back hard in spring.
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance Follow annual maintenance.
Elevation Guide Up to 8125 ft