Dianthus

Garden Pinks is what they used to call them. They are one of the first perennials one gets to know. forming a blue grey foliage carpet and bursting with pink, or red or raspberry blooms in the spring.DIANTHUS gratianopolitanus ‘Bath’s Pink’This is Dianthus Bath pink. may to june soft pink fringed fragrant flowers. the triple f syndron.she is some what me heat and draught tolerant then the others. great for the edge or cascading down a slope or over a flower box.

DIANTHUS ‘Raspberry Surprise’

Raspberry Surprise has fragrant double pink blooms with a red center, they rise 10 inches over a blue grey mound of foliage. this Dianthus is an upright form which does not flop. 10 inches high its  great for cut flowers.

Dianthus firewitch is our best-selling one.Magenta fringed blooms over a mat of deep blue-green foliage.  Dianthus Frosty Fire is a double scarlet-red flower over gray-blue  foliage. they are both about

This is Dianthus Neon Star.the tag and the bloom are the same color, that’s always reassuring. 7″ tall flourescent pink blooms over a tight mat of blue grey foliage.

 

Dianthus Kahori will dazzle you with its relentless blooming. It seems to be blooming year around. 8″ tall it’s a great mat to mass.

All these Dianthus are great full sun plants, they are great accents in a window box, and make a wonderful color-fall on a slope and over a rock wall.

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Perennial plant propogator for Creekhill nursery. Over 40 years of experience with lots of plants from foliage, cut flowers, seasonal potted plants, annuals and perennials. A plant geek and nerd, i am

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