Dianthus deltoides ‘Arctic Fire’ ... ‘Arctic Fire’ is striking when planted in masses, groups, or as a border edging. Maiden pink 'Arctic Fire' Genus. Flowers partially close in the evening. Dianthus deltoides 'Arctic Fire' forms neat clumps of silver green foliage that makes stunning ground cover and looks superb as a path edging or dotted throughout rockeries. What is Hardy Perennial? Dianthus deltoides 'Arctic Fire' has pure white flowers with a crimson-red eye. Plant in lightly alkaline, fertile, light, fast draining soil. It is sweetly fragrant. The glowing cheery blooms smother the plant from spring into summer. Long lasting, white jagged-edged petals with a fiery red eye smother this dwarf hardy perennial throughout summer. Hardy Perennial. Size: 8″h x 18″w Zone: 2 Sun Exposure: Full sun Bloom Time: Late spring to late summer Attributes: Good border plant, drought tolerant and ground cover Flower Color: White with red/pink center Description: Forms a low creeping mat of bright green foliage smothered in small white and red flowers. Each of the 5 flower petals have serrated edges looking as if they have been trimmed with pinking shears hence the common name 'Pinks'. A plant that lives for more than two years. Botanical name. Dianthus Dianthus. Maiden Pinks have been grown in gardens for centuries, most commonly as a border edging or in the rockery. It will lightly self seed if not deadheaded. Deadheading will encourage blooming into autumn. Maiden Pinks are good planted in rock gardens, edgings, and as a groundcover. It's a lovely variety for the rock garden or the front of the border. Our first one was 'Arctic Fire', grown from seed; since then, I've grown several other dianthus that look much like it, and which I'll consider to be maiden pinks unless/until I learn otherwise. Arctic Fire Maiden Pinks is a fine choice for the garden, but it is also a good selection for planting in outdoor pots and containers. Spread: 30cm (12"). Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C. Dianthus deltoides ‘Arctic Fire’ attracts butterflies to the garden. The patterned flowers are fascinating to look at up close. £3.49. Variety or Cultivar 'Arctic Fire' _ 'Arctic Fire' is a mat-forming, evergreen perennial with tufts of linear, dark green foliage and, from spring to autumn, clusters of fragrant, white flowers with fringed petals and reddish-pink to bright pink eyes. Plant database entry for Maiden Pink (Dianthus deltoides 'Arctic Fire') with 14 images, one comment, and 39 data details. Height: 20cm (8"). Browse pictures and read growth / cultivation information about Dianthus, Maiden Pinks (Dianthus deltoides) 'Arctic Fire' supplied by member gardeners in the PlantFiles database at Dave's Garden. It is often used as a 'filler' in the 'spiller-thriller-filler' container combination, providing a mass of flowers and foliage against which the thriller plants stand out. Dianthus 'Arctic Fire' can be grown in containers. Dianthus deltoides 'Arctic Fire' Carnation Maiden Pink. Dianthus deltoides 'Arctic Fire' Other names. Smaller icy white blooms with a sharply contrasting bright fuchsia ring around the medium pink eye zone light up their surroundings. Evergreen. The evergreen … Dianthus deltoides 'Arctic Fire' is a mat-forming plant with dark green foliage and white flowers with a pink eye ringed in red. Provide low to moderate water once established. The flowers come in various colors single and bicolors. 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