Superb Pink (Dianthus superbus) 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
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 30-40 cm
Plant Spread: 25 cm
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bi-Color: Red/White Pink/White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
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
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Dianthus superbus 'Rainbow Loveliness' with Campanula rotundifoli

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Add Dianthus superbus x hybrus/ longicalicynus by ShawnSteve Jun 18, 2019 12:47 PM 9
Incorrect photo by Bonehead Feb 6, 2014 11:49 AM 2

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