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Dianthus gratianopolitanus Bath's Pink

Pinks

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 8" (Plant 15" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower / Accent: Pink / Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Pinks have been popular in gardens for centuries. Sweet clove scent. Bath's Pink have a single pink blossom that shows a magenta inner ring with ripped outer petals. Forms spreading low mound of blue green quills.

Features to Note:

  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Fragrant
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More

Dianthus General Information:

Dianthus are garden classics, appearing in many shapes and colors, most with blue/green or blue frosted quill-like foliage. Long blooming, perfect for small bouquets-most are fragrant. A cottage garden is not complete without several Dianthus. All are heat tolerant and low maintenance beauties. Dianthus gratianopolitanus forms spreading low mats of blue green foliage.

Dianthus Plant Care:

Shear off old flowering stems and the top couple inches of foliage after blooming. Foliage will quickly recover and look nice, even into winter. Prefers loose and sandy alkaline soils. Can be divided in spring every 2-3 years.

$9.95 ea.
(3+) $9.50 ea.
Ships: Fall 2016
Plant Code: DIBP