Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Grandiflorus'
Also called Clove Pinks
More About Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Grandiflorus'
- Single rose pink flowers up to 4 cm wide on wiry stems rise about 20 cm above foliage
- Very fragrant and showy flowers
- Foliage is a silvery-blue evergreen mound
Cheddar Pinks Growing and Maintenance Tips
Prefers average moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. Drought-tolerant, once established. Can tolerate some shade but will often grow leggy and not bloom as prolifically. Most Dianthus appreciate a little added lime to keep the centres from dying out. Remove spent flowers to extend bloom time. No serious disease and insect issues. Low-maintenance perennial.
Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Grandiflorus' Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Suitable Substitutions for Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Grandiflorus'
(Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Fire Witch')
(Dianthus 'Neon Star')
(Dianthus plumarius nanus 'Pink Tones')