Dianthus Seeds - Arenarius

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  • Season: Perennial
  • USDA Zones: 3 - 8
  • Height: 8 inches
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Bloom Color: White
  • Environment: Full sun
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 5.8 - 7.2
  • Temperature: 65 - 70F
  • Average Germ Time: 7 - 14 days
  • Light Required: Yes
  • Depth: Surface sow
  • Sowing Rate: 1000 seeds per 20 square feet
  • Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
  • Plant Spacing: 12 - 18 inches
  • Note: For detailed directions for indoor and outdoor planting, please Click Here
  • Care & Maintenance: See: Dianthus
Dianthus Arenarius

Dianthus (Dianthus Arenarius White) - Easy-to-grow from Dianthus flower seed, these white, 1 inch blooms in mid-summer adorn Dianthus Arenarius on its narrow, blue-green leaves. When in bloom, the flowers have a sweet scent. Dianthus Arenarius white is a good plant for the rock garden or the front of the border, or use as a ground cover plant.

This Dianthus perennial plant needs well-drained soil. Planting flower seeds at the edge of a rock garden or wall works well. After it is done blooming, cut stems back to foliage for a second bloom season in late summer. Dianthus Arenarius is a pretty drought tolerant ground cover plant.

For early blooms, sow Dianthus Arenarius ground cover seeds indoors 6 - 8 weeks before frost season is over. Use sterile starter mix and sow seeds on the surface. Barely cover Dianthus seeds with soil. Transplant seedlings outdoors when temperatures have warmed. Or, directly sow ground cover seeds outdoors into prepared soil after frost season has passed. Lightly cover Dianthus seeds and keep them moist until germination.

Seed Starting Matrix

Shake 'n Seed - We are now offering shaker bottles filled with our seed starting matrix: rich soil, gardening sand, water absorbing crystals, and starter fertilizer. This not only helps dispense your seed, but it gets it off to a great start! Simply remove lid from shaker bottle, add seed from packet, put back on lid, shake the bottle vigorously for 15 seconds, and then shake your way to beautiful new plants! Use Shake 'n Seed over good quality soil, and then gently water to keep seed moist until it sprouts. Great for ground covers or mass planting flower seeds.