Dianthus gratianopolitanus Bath's Pink

Pinks, Carnations

$9.95 ea. (3+ discount) $9.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2018

Shipping Time Estimator

Plant Code: DIBP

100% Guaranteed

Add To Wishlist

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.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 8"
Spacing: 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: Pink
Accent: Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

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

Dianthus General Information

Foliage remains evergreen in all but the coldest winters. Dianthus gratianopolitanus forms spreading low mats of blue green foliage.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 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.