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Dianthus 'Garden Pinks'

Dianthus 'Garden Pinks'

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7-H5

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Dianthus 'Garden Pinks' Overview

Dianthus 'Garden Pinks' is a series of evergreen, perennial cultivars with colourful flowers. They have grass-like, grey-green foliage and ruffled, showy, double flowers. These are produced in a range of colourful shades, including white, pink, red, purple and patterned combinations of these colours. They have a slight clove-like scent. These cultivars typically have compact growth habits, reaching a height and spread of around 35cm, making them an excellent choice for container growing.

Common problems with Dianthus 'Garden Pinks'

How to propagate Dianthus 'Garden Pinks'

Cuttings

Softwood cuttings should be taken from non-flowering shoots in summer for best results. Requires a well-drained medium like sand. Remove the leaves from the last two to three nodes of the base. Cuttings require good light and cool temperatures. Replant in 30 days.

Layering

May be done after flowering.

Special features of Dianthus 'Garden Pinks'

Attractive flowers