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Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Grandiflorus'

Also called Clove Pinks


More About Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Grandiflorus'

  • Single, rose-pink flowers on wiry stems
  • Very fragrant, showy flowers
  • Foliage is a silvery-blue, evergreen mound
  • Bloom Time: Summer
  • Flower Size: 4 cm
  • Flower Height: 20 cm

Zone:

4

Height:

20-30 cm

Spread:

30-45 cm

Colour:

Pink
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Cheddar Pinks Growing and Maintenance Tips

Thrives in average moisture, a well-drained soil, in full sun. Drought tolerant once established. Can tolerate some shade, but will often grow leggy and not bloom as prolifically. A little added lime to the soil will benefit the plant and removing spent flowers will extend the bloom time. A low maintenance perennial with no serious disease and insect issues. 
 

Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Grandiflorus' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well Drained
Moist to Average

Habit

Mounding

Foliage Color

Silver
Gray
Blue

Landscape uses

Border/edging

Suitable Substitutions for Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Grandiflorus'

Alpine Pink Alpine Pink
(Dianthus alpinus)
Cheddar Pinks Cheddar Pinks
(Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Feuerhexi')
Pinks Pinks
(Dianthus x 'Neon Star')
Cottage Pinks Cottage Pinks
(Dianthus plumarius nanus 'Pink Tones')