Dianthus gratianopolitanus Bath's Pink

Pinks, Carnations

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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

Item Code: DIBP
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

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.