Amur Pink (Dianthus chinensis 'Siberian Blues') in the Dianthus Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Dianthus chinensis Accepted
Dianthus amurensis Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 10 to 15 "
Plant Spread: 15 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Uses: Cut Flower
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: 65 to 85
Days to germinate: 14 to 30
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Flowers first year from seed.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Location: central IllinoisDate: summer 2006
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Location: Vaughan, ON, Canada (Zone 5b)Date: 2009-08-06
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Location: Indiana zone 5Date: 2015-06-23
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Location: Allentown, PennsylvaniaDate: 2015-07-03
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Location: ILDate: 2009-09-27
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Location: central IllinoisDate: summer 2006
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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 24, 2011 5:53 PM

Closest to blue yet. Has returned for years.

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Plant Events from our members
chelle On February 25, 2015 Potted up
(5) two-finger paper
chelle From February 18, 2015 to February 23, 2015 Seeds germinated
In the presence of ambient indoor light.
chelle On February 16, 2015 Seeds sown
Room temp.
ShawnSteve On July 14, 2019 Bloomed
gardengus On June 19, 2015 Bloomed
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