180 seeds $2.50
Dianthus superbus 'Crimsonia'
Dianthus 'Crimsonia' has feathery, crimson-red flowers with a spicy fragrance from May to August. The narrow, blue-green foliage is evergreen. Dianthus superbus 'Crimsonia' makes a great addition to the cottage garden. It blooms the first year from seed if started early indoors. It may repeat bloom if cut back after the first flush is over. It's a lovely cut flower.
Also known Dianthus superbus 'Red', Fringed Pink and Superb Pink. The flower petals are edible. Hardy perennial in zones 3-8.
height 16" spacing 12"
Sowing Dianthus superbus 'Crimsonia' Seeds
Start dianthus seeds indoors 8 weeks before the last frost date. Barely cover the seeds with soil. Full sun. Well-drained soil.