Dianthus 'Firewitch' Characteristics
Dianthus 'Firewitch' have dark green-blue, grass-like foliage with many bright flowers rising above the body of the plant. These are mat-forming perennials that can be installed as groundcovers if planted in mass.
When blooming, the flowers will nearly cover the entire plant, bringing vibrancy and interest in spring and intermittent blooms throughout summer.
The most common issue with 'Firewitch' is poorly-drained soils, which can result in crown or root rot. Deadhead spent blooms to prevent self-seeding and propagation.
'Firewitch' is an eye-catching addition to most gardens with its numerous magenta flowers. It can be used in edging for gardens or pathways. Because it is relatively tolerant of drought and 'creeps' as it grows, 'Firewitch' can crawl up stone walls, bringing classic beauty to English style gardens.