General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 6 - 8 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Other: Silvery blue
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Red
Other: Cherry red, Ruby red, Scarlet red
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Provides winter interest
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Allwood Pinks
  • Modern Pinks
  • Dianthus

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