Dianthus gratianopolitanus Greystone

Pinks, Carnations

$10.95 ea. (3+ discount) $10.50 ea.

In stock for Fall 2018

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Plant Code: DIGR

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A white "Bath's Pink". Vigorous plants spread up to 4' wide with white, fringed, extra-fragrant flowers over blue-gray quilled foliage. Very good for slopes or banks. Dianthus Greystone is an excellent border plant that fills in nicely.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 8-12"
Spacing: Plant 2-3' apart
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 3-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower: White
Accent: White
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Evergreen
  • Fragrant
  • Long-Blooming
  • OK in Containers
  • Winter Interest

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.