Find the perfect plant for your space by browsing through this extensive selection that we typically carry every year.
This library is for information purposes only.
Pretty Poppers® Double Bubble Pinks flowers
(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)
Plant Height: 6 inches
Flower Height: 8 inches
Spacing: 8 inches
Hardiness Zone: 4a
Other Names: Border Pinks, Cheddar Pinks
Group/Class: Pretty Poppers Series
Brand: Walters Gardens
Dramatic, bubblegum pink flowers above mounds of fine blue-green foliage really get attention; great for flower arrangements; deadhead to rebloom; pair up with summer blooming perennials and annuals to time a continued flower display
Pretty Poppers® Double Bubble Pinks is smothered in stunning lightly-scented pink frilly flowers at the ends of the stems from late spring to early fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its attractive glossy narrow leaves remain bluish-green in colour throughout the year.
Pretty Poppers® Double Bubble Pinks is an herbaceous evergreen perennial with a mounded form. It brings an extremely fine and delicate texture to the garden composition and should be used to full effect.
This is a relatively low maintenance plant. Trim off the flower heads after they fade and die to encourage more blooms late into the season. It is a good choice for attracting bees to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.
Pretty Poppers® Double Bubble Pinks is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Mass Planting
- Rock/Alpine Gardens
- Border Edging
- General Garden Use
Planting & Growing
Pretty Poppers® Double Bubble Pinks will grow to be only 6 inches tall at maturity extending to 8 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 6 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 8 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. As an evegreen perennial, this plant will typically keep its form and foliage year-round.
This plant should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid. It can be propagated by division; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.