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
Dry
Plant Height: 30-40 cm
Plant Spread: 25 cm
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Red
Bi-Color: Red/White Pink/White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
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

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Common names
  • Superb Pink
  • Chinese Pink
  • Qu Mai
  • Carnation
  • Fringed Pink
  • Dianthus

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Location: Wallington Hall garden, Northumberland UK
Date: 2016-10-06
Location: My garden, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; zone 3.
Date: 4000-12-03 
Dianthus superbus 'Rainbow Loveliness' with Campanula rotundifoli
Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire UK
Date: 2022-06-24

Courtesy Outsidepride
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Courtesy Outsidepride
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Location: Wallington Hall garden, Northumberland UK
Date: 2016-10-06

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: My garden in Belgium
Date: 2011-12-25
Location: My garden in Belgium
Date: 2011-08-28
Location: My garden in Belgium
Date: 2011-08-24

Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials
Location: St Louis
Date: 2019-05-18

Courtesy Outsidepride
  • Uploaded by Joy

Courtesy Outsidepride
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: San Francisco Botanical Garden.
photo by Stan Shebs

photo by ghislain118

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