Looking for a seriously fragrant flower? Try growing Dianthus! This plant is known for it’s gorgeous blooms, and extremely fragrant flowers. Start growing dianthus for cut flowers and ground covers!
Grow Zone: Grows best in zones 3-10.
Water and Sun Needs: Plant in areas of partial to full sun. Expect to water plants at least once weekly.
Average Size: Under 6 inches to 3 feet tall. Will grow to 4-18 inches wide.
Plant Type: Perennial
Special Features: Birds love it, makes for gorgeous cut flowers and is extremely low maintenance.
How to Get Started: Plant in areas of full sun (but partial sun will do) or somewhere that 6 hours of sunlight is common. Water plants whenever the first few inches of soil appear dry, and expect to water plants at least every 2-4 weeks.
When to Harvest: You should not expect a harvest from this fragrant flower, other than a cut flower. Flowers will bloom in Spring, and may even extend to late Summer and early fall if deadheaded in early Spring, as they should be.
What to Plant It With: Plant with Perennial Geranium, Corabellis, and Iris.
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