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 a 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
  • Deer Resistant
  • Evergreen

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 approximately 1/3 of the 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: Spring 2017
Plant Code: DIBP