Pinks (Dianthus 'Pixie') 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: 6 to 12 inches (15-30cm)
Plant Spread: 1 to 2 feet (30-60cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Feb 28, 2012 6:37 AM

This is a Dianthus 'Spotty' progeny. It has bright pink flowers with very substantial white borders around each petal edge and nice compact blue-green foliage.

The flower reaches a foot in height.

This plant was given to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and is an exclusive of Blooms of Bressingham®. Patent Pending.

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