The Coconut Surprise features white double and semidouble flowers with burgundy centers with a rich in spicy fragrance. The evergreen foliage forms handsome tussocks in the landscape or in containers. This perennial has a very long bloom period and is drought tolerant once established.
This plant will thrive in USDA Zones 5-9
Plant in Full Sun to Part Shade for best results.
Water 3-4 times per week during the first growing season. In the second growing season, provide supplementary water in times of extreme heat and drought.
The Coconut Surprise prefers garden soil with good drainage for best results.
Perennials rarely need supplemental fertilizer, however, 3-4 inches of compost around the plant yearly provides nutrients to keep the plant happy and healthy.
For a seamless planting, plant your Coconut Surprise Dianthus 8-10″ apart from plant center to plant center. For space between plantings, plant them 10+ inches apart.