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Dianthus deltoides

Dianthus deltoides

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Pinks require excellent drainage, protection from winter wet, protection from spring winds, and protection from rabbits. Yet, who can have a garden without them? We delight in their fragrance, evergreen foliage, charming flowers, and long bloom time.

This is the true wild dianthus with bright, magenta blooms. It makes an outstanding specimen in the rock garden, as a ground cover, or as edging along a path.

Fun fact: The name Pinks does not actually refer to the color but to the serrated edge of the petals which resembles the zigzag edge created by Pinking Shears used by tailors.

WARNING: May cause minor vomiting or stomach upset if ingested. Sap or juice may cause dermatitis.

Zones: 3 to 8

Family: Caryophyllaceae

Type: Herbaceous Perennial

Height: 6 to 12 in.

Spread: 6 to 24 in.

Exposure: Full Sun

Soil: Dry, Well-drained

Bloom Time: June to September

Native Range: most of Europe and western Asia

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