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Border Pinks

Dianthus 'Kahori'

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H7-H3

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a strong fragrance

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Border Pinks Overview

Dianthus 'Kahori' is a great border plant also known by the name border pinks. They have brightly coloured, dark pink-purple flowers and the foliage is great for use as a ground cover plant. Originating from Japan, this cultivar forms a low-growing clump of grass-like, grey-green leaves. Flowers last much longer than those from the original species, providing a summer display of scented, semi-double flowers. Suits planting in as edging or in a rock garden. The Japanese word Kahori translates to fragrance, these plants are named after their strong scent.

How to propagate Border Pinks

Division

Propagate through division in early spring every 3-4 years.

Special features of Border Pinks

Attractive flowers

Attracts butterflies