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Dianthus, Cheddar Pink
Dianthus 'Coconut Sundae'

Family: Caryophyllaceae (kar-ree-oh-fil-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dianthus (dy-AN-thus) (Info)
Cultivar: Coconut Sundae
Additional cultivar information:(PP18828, Scent First series, aka Wp05 Yves)
Hybridized by Whetman
Registered or introduced: 2006

Category:

Perennials

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Fuchsia (Red-Purple)

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Blue-Green

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jul 24, 2014, Terri1948 from Yorkshire
wrote:

One of the prettiest, most attractive little Dianthus imaginable!
Our plant was still in bloom when the first frosts came last year.
After a very few weeks recovery it was back in bud in late March and has been full of flowers continually. Now, in late July, I have taken a few spent blooms from it and noticed that it still has many buds still to open. Everyone who has seen this plant has stopped to admire it.
I've taken cuttings and they have all rooted in a pot of sharp sand.