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Yellow dianthus

Dianthus knappii

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

30cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Yellow dianthus Overview

This species will produce yellow clusters of 5-10 flowers with long straggling stems. The leaves are grey-green, hairy and lanceolate to linear.

Common problems with Yellow dianthus

How to propagate Yellow dianthus

Layering

You can propagate the border carnations by layering in late summer.

Cuttings

Other named forms can be increased by softwood cuttings in late spring and the species by seed at any time.

Seed

Other uses of Yellow dianthus

Border, container, mixed bed, wall or trellis