Dianthus gratianopolitanus (Border Pinks)

Example of approximately what these plants look like when shipped. See the eighth photograph of any plant to see a photo of what it looks like when shipped.
Dianthus gratianopolitanus offers wonderful evergreen foliage in a gray-green shade and absolutely fabulous, often fragrant blossoms that cover the plant in a shockingly pleasing show of color for an extended period. It is an outstanding groundcover, particularly on dry slopes.

Gardeners don't just collect varieties of Dianthus for their flowers, though. When many plants are placed together, the low-growing foliage creates a pool of deep blue when not in bloom. This tough, cold and drought tolerant, easy-to-grow groundcover will put up with some salt and deer will avoid it too. Its uses are endless, from borders and edging to rock gardens and along walks or paths.

Go ahead and try one; we're willing to bet you'll be back for the other varieties too!

See photographs comparing average sizes of some bare roots and potted plants
Product
Border Pinks 'Bath's Pink' {25 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
(Cheddar Pinks) Showy, profuse, and fragrant pink blooms with magenta rings cover grassy, late spring to fall. Evergreen, 4-6" tall.
Temporarily out of stock. Expected 02/28/2020.Email when available
Border Pinks 'Fire Witch' {25 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
('Firewitch', 'Feuerhexe') Showy, profuse, and fragrant magenta-pink blooms mid-spring to late summer. Evergreen, 5-6" tall.
In stock.
Border Pinks 'Fire Star' {25 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
('Firestar', Cheddar Pinks) Showy, profuse, crimson red blooms with a deeper red eye and the spicy scent of cloves cover soft, grassy foliage from late spring through fall. Evergreen, 6-8" tall.
In stock.
Catherine's Vibrant Border, 20% off: 25 Lily Turf 'Variegated' + 50 Border Pinks 'Fire Star'
Save 20% on this stunning border package. Enough plants for 24 feet of a two-tier border that contrasts both unusual foliage and intricate blooms. For sun or part sun in zones 5/6-9.
In stock.
Sunny Red Deer Mix, 20% off: 25 John Creech Stonecrop, 25 Border Pinks 'Fire Star', 25 Yarrow 'Oertel's Rose', 25 Phlox 'Drummond's Pink'
Save 20% on this vibrant splash of multiple red hues that catch your eye but deer generally avoid. Plant in full sun in zones 4-9.
Temporarily out of stock. Expected 03/06/2020.Email when available
Fragrant Sunny Mix, 25% off: 25 Yarrow 'Oertel's Rose', 25 Border Pinks 'Fire Witch', 25 White Cone Flower, 25 Pink Chintz Creeping Thyme, 25 Daylily 'Stella de Oro'
Save 25% on this popular collection of fragrant plants for sunny or partly-sunny locations.
Temporarily out of stock. Expected 03/20/2020.Email when available

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