General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 8 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 18 to 24 inches
Leaves: Other: Grayish-green
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Groundcover
Cut Flower
Suitable for miniature gardens
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Bees
Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Common names
  • Cheddar Pink
  • Dianthus

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