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 allwoodii 'Alpinus')
(Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Fire Witch')
(Dianthus 'Neon Star')
(Dianthus plumarius nanus 'Pink Tones')