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Dianthus caryophyllus ODESSA® Pierrot

ODESSA® Pierrot Carnation

ODESSA® Pierrot Carnation

Exposure

  • Sun

Rusticity

4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Bloom time

  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September

  • Abundant flowering
  • Abundant flowering
  • Attratces butterflies
  • Longlasting flowering
  • Drought resistant

ODESSA® Pierrot Carnation is a variety of long-flowering carnations with purple flowers. The flowers are double, two-toned and pleasantly fragrant. The bluish green foliage of the plant provides a superb contrast with the flowers, as well as with the lighter green foliage of other plants in the garden.

Plant details

Dimensions

Spacing
30 - 46 cm
Spread
30 - 46 cm
Height
30 - 46 cm
Spacing
12 - 18 in.
Spread
12 - 18 in.
Height
12 - 18 in.

Characteristics

Habit:

  • Compact
  • Spreading

Flowering colours:

  • Purple
  • Light pink

Plant needs

Watering:

  • Water thoroughly during the year of planting
  • then during periods of drought thereafter.

Maintenance:

  • Easy. Remove spent flowers to stimulate flowering. Cut back after flowering to promote compact growth.

Soil requirement:

  • Fertile
  • rich and well drained

Features

Resistance:

  • Diseases
  • Drought

Attract:

  • Pollinators
  • Butterflies

Use:

  • Borders
  • Rockeries
  • Flowerbeds
  • Ground cover
  • Butterfly garden
  • Cottage style garden.

Attribute:

  • Long flowering

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