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Dianthus pinifolius

Dianthus pinifolius

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Pineleaf pink is a rare species from the Balkans with crimson-colored, edible flowers. The flower clusters bring Alliums to mind, but the grassy, glaucous foliage is typical of Dianthus. Fragrant flowers are much loved by butterflies.

A tough plant for any sunny, well-drained spot. It thrives in heat and drought. Perfect along the edge of a driveway or in the rock garden.

Zones: 4 to 9

Family: Caryophyllaceae

Type: Perennial

Height: 12 to 18 in.

Spread: 12 to 18 in.

Exposure: Full Sun

Soil Conditions: Well-drained

Bloom Time: June to July

Bloom Color: Lilac-red

Native Range: Balkan Peninsula to Turkey

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  • Ghislain118 (AD), CC BY-SA 3.0 <>, via Wikimedia Commons
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