Gardening tips and more from KIRO Radio's Ciscoe Morris
Ciscoe Morris

Plant of the Week: Dianthus Whetman Series

"Take a dwarf plant that loves a hot dry location, add attractive blue-green foliage, mix in amazingly colorful flowers held on sturdy stems and then top it all off with unbelievable fragrance, and you've got yourself one of the irresistible new Whetman Dianthus! - Ciscoe Morris

Key feature: Repeat blooming

Plant type: Perennial

Light needs: Full sun

Growth rate: Moderate

Water needs: Well-drained soil

Average landscape size: 6-10 in. tall, spreading 8-15 in. wide.

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