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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

Zone:

4

Height:

20-30 cm

Spread:

30-45 cm

Colour:

Pink
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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

Fragrant
Fragrant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial sun/shade
Partial sun/shade
Ground cover
Ground cover
Rock garden
Rock garden

Habit

Mounding

Foliage Color

Silver
Gray
Blue

Landscape uses

Border/edging

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well Drained

Suitable Substitutions for Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Grandiflorus'

Alpine Pink Alpine Pink
(Dianthus allwoodii 'Alpinus')
Cheddar Pinks Cheddar Pinks
(Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Fire Witch')
Pinks Pinks
(Dianthus 'Neon Star')
Cottage Pinks Cottage Pinks
(Dianthus plumarius nanus 'Pink Tones')