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Dianthus 'Laced Romeo'

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Family: Caryophyllaceae (kar-ree-oh-fil-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dianthus (dy-AN-thus) (Info)
Cultivar: Laced Romeo

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Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Perennials

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Red
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen
Silver/Gray

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive mbhoakct76 On Mar 21, 2008, mbhoakct76 from Winsted, CT wrote:

I planted some last year from seed and thought the flowers are nice color and it even bloomed first year.
But i had a problem with the flower stalks growing crooked and the flowers flopping to the ground. I ended up propping them up with stones that were in the garden as decoration. Hopefully they will have enough energy to keep themself up this year.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Winsted, Connecticut
Englishtown, New Jersey



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