Dianthus 'Pinball Wizard'
Dianthus 'Pinball Wizard'
Dianthus x hybrida 'Pinball Wizard' ('Wp15 Mow08')
Devon Cottage™ Series
Uses: Outdoor herbaceous perennial. Perfect for containers, patios, and gardens!
Benefits: Wonderfully fragrant, speckled blooms of pink, white, and red for months! Attracts butterflies and pollinators! Easy to grow! Perfect for freshly cut flowers!
Zones: 5 - 9
Sun: Full Sun
Life Cycle: Perennial
Mature Height: 9" - 12"
Mature Width: 9" - 12"
Bloom Season: Late Spring through Early Fall
Dianthus x hybrida 'Pinball Wizard'—commonly referred to as Dianthus Pinball Wizard, and Pink Pinball Wizard—is a beautiful flowering perennial that's a part of the English bred Devon Cottage™ Series of plants.
Best known for their unique bluish silver foliage, large 2" speckled blooms, compact growing habit, and long bloom season!
Foliage remains evergreen in warmer climates!
The flowers are especially well suited for use as freshly cut flowers in floral arrangements!
Extremely versatile! Use in containers, on patios, or in your garden as an edging or accent piece!
Is known to tolerate deer.
Dianthus 'Pinball Wizard' is known to be very low maintenance and requires minimum care.
Prune to control growth as necessary. It's best to do any heavy pruning and trimming during periods of dormancy, such as late fall (after flowering) or early spring.
Fertilizations will accelerate growth and keep your plant well fed. We suggest using our slow release fertilizer, or something similar.
Dianthus 'Pinball Wizard' requires full sun, although it may benefit from a little afternoon shade in southern growing areas.
Water regularly after planting until established, or in periods of drought.
Is known to tolerate a variety of poor soil conditions.
Removing spent flowers after blooming is finished will keep your plant looking well-maintained and will also promote additional blooms. The removal of spent flowers is essential to maximizing the bloom season.
Size of Dianthus for Sale Online
The Dianthus 'Pinball Wizard' that we sell online will ship in a greenhouse grade grow pot. Each plant will be appropriately sized for its pot. Please contact us with any specific questions.
Size of Dianthus When Fully Grown
Dianthus 'Pinball Wizard' typically grows in mounded shape to a mature size of around 10" to 12" tall and 10" to 12" wide.
Common Names of Dianthus x hybrida 'Pinball Wizard'
Dianthus Pinball Wizard
Pinball Wizard Dianthus
Pink Pinball Wizard
Toxicity and Risks of Dianthus
Dianthus x hybrida 'Pinball Wizard' is considered to be toxic to people and animals.
Symptoms of skin contact and ingestion include mild dermatitis and mild gastrointestinal issues such as bloating, nausea, and vomiting.
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