Plant Type: Perennials
Maiden Pinks are easy-care perennials, ideal for the beginning gardener. 'Flashing Light' forms a low, spreading mound of bronzy evergreen leaves, studded with bright ruby-red flowers in late spring, then on and off through the summer.
Growing & Maintenance Tips:
Trim back lightly after first flowering. Good choice for poor soils, and hot, sunny sites. Also excellent in tubs and mixed containers. Plants are easily divided in early spring or fall.
Plant Spread9-12 in.
Plant Height6-12 in.
Soil MoistureLow to average water needs
Characteristics & Attributes
Evergreen, Ground cover, Alpine and Rock Garden, Cut flower or foliage, Mass Plant, Border, Drought tolerant, Salt tolerant, Container, Edging, Accent
Bloom TimeLate spring to Late summer
Critter ResistanceDeer resistant
ExposureFull to part sun