Maiden Pink (Dianthus deltoides) in the Dianthus Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 10 -15 cm
Plant Spread: 30-40 cm
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Groundcover
Cut Flower
Suitable as Annual
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Depth to plant seed: cover the seeds very thin
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger


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lovesblooms On January 28, 2017 Seeds sown
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Flower identification by Samlav Sep 12, 2018 7:56 PM 3
Dianthus deltoides? by NightCrow Jul 17, 2018 1:50 AM 1
Not what we thought. What could they be? by Malemew Aug 13, 2017 9:37 PM 6
Tiny surreal pink mountain meadow flower by Lioba Jul 23, 2017 2:51 PM 5
What is this purple flower by Countrygal92 Jul 11, 2017 6:21 PM 10
Growing in my wildflower bed by Mccallum Apr 27, 2016 6:49 PM 15
2016 winter sowing by jvdubb Aug 10, 2016 2:41 PM 166
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Jan 22, 2019 12:37 AM 15,256
Favourite perennials in my Canadian garden by SunnyBorders Oct 22, 2018 5:49 AM 981
It's snowing, guess I'll be sowing by kqcrna Jan 23, 2011 5:45 PM 24

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