Carnation
Dianthus caryophyllus 'Cinnamon Red Hots'

Family: Caryophyllaceae (kar-ree-oh-fil-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dianthus (dy-AN-thus) (Info)
Species: caryophyllus (kar-ee-oh-FIL-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Cinnamon Red Hots

Category:

Perennials

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

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

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Flowers are fragrant

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Lake Forest, California

Modesto, California

Marietta, Georgia

Hendersonville, Tennessee

Knoxville, Tennessee

Austin, Texas

Arlington, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Oct 13, 2004, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

This plant has brilliant red flowers perched on top of short stems. Flowers are fragrant.

'Cinnamon Red Hots' is ideal for window boxes, rock gardens and/or along walkways. It grows to a height of only 12-15". Grows best in full sun to part shade.