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