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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')