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Dianthus plumarius 'Kahori Scarlet'

Border Carnation

Series: KahoriĀ®

Compact mounds of dark green foliage, bright fragrant blooms of scarlet with white centers.

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  • Fragrant
  • Bright scarlet flowers
  • Good for borders


6-8 in

Hardiness Zone:

3 - 9

Border Carnation Growing and Maintenance Tips

Low growing or mat-forming plants that have tremendous spring bloom. All require very well-drained soil. Use near the front of the border or in rock gardens.

Dianthus plumarius 'Kahori Scarlet' Characteristics


  • Fragrant
  • Border
  • Edging

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant


  • Sun Tolerant
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies
  • Hummingbirds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Early Spring
  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average