Carnation (Dianthus Star™ Spangled Star) in the Dianthus Database

Trade name information:
Series: Star™
Trade Name: Spangled Star
Cultivar name: 'Spangled Star'
Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Moderately alkaline (7.9 – 8.4)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 7 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Other: Gray-green, Blue-green
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Other: Clove-scented
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Red/Pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Provides winter interest
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP13029 CPBR2750

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Trading for 2012 by valleylynn May 31, 2012 9:48 AM 171

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