One of the most heavily scented pinks, strikingly sweet and clove-like.
Edible flowers are wonderful in many dishes where color and its clove scent and flavor add a new twist.
Hardy in zones 3-8
Easy to grow
It is a good choice for attracting bees and butterflies to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer that tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats.
General Garden Use
Blooms all season with the heaviest flowering of the florescent pink flowers in the spring and is most effective when planted in groupings. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its pointed leaves remain bluish-green in color throughout the year.
This perennial will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth in the spring.
Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 5 years.
This perennial should only be grown in full sunlight. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn’t be allowed to dry out.
It is not particular as to soil type or pH.
It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This plant can be propagated by division.
Plants only, available for pickup at greenhouse or at the Armijo Village Growers Market in Mid. April
Potted plants. 3-5.00