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Border Carnation 'Pink Kisses'

Dianthus caryophyllus 'Pink Kisses'

Also known as

Wild Carnation 'Pink Kisses', Pot Carnation [Pink Kisses]

Dianthuis 'Pink Kisses' - 2015-04-19 - Andy Mabbett by Andy Mabbett (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Full Sun
Easy 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 strong fragrance

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Border Carnation 'Pink Kisses' Overview

Dianthus 'Pink Kisses' is a compact, clump-forming, evergreen perennial. It has narrowly lance-shaped, flat, grey-green leaves. In summer it produces strongly fragrant, double, bicoloured pink flowers with a prominent reddish-pink mark at the centre of each petal on stiff stems.

Common problems with Border Carnation 'Pink Kisses'

How to harvest Border Carnation 'Pink Kisses'

Cut flowers as required for floral arrangements.

How to propagate Border Carnation 'Pink Kisses'

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 Border Carnation 'Pink Kisses'

Attractive flowers