Dianthus means "divine blossom." Dianthus includes more than 300 distinct species in addition to countless exquisite hybrids.
Richly fragrant flowers are produced by dianthus plants from February to July.
Dianthus barbatus, another name for the dianthus plant, has a scent reminiscent of cinnamon or cloves.
The plants are tiny and typically grow to a height of 6 to 18 inches. Dianthus flowers typically have pink, salmon, red, and white coloring. On thick stems, the foliage is thin and sparsely dispersed. Dianthus, often known as carnations, pinks, or Sweet Williams, is a genus of annual, biennial, and perennial plants. Dianthus plants typically reach heights of 10 to 20 inches in garden; however, some species can reach heights of 2 inches to 3 feet.
Common Name - Cheddar pinks, Clove pinks, Gilly flower pinks
Height - 1 to 4 ft
Bloom Time - Flower blooming time April to November
Difficulty Level - Moderately easy
Quantity - 100 seeds per packet
Color - 20 + mixed colors
Dianthus Barbatus Mixed Color care
- Plant pinks anywhere they will get at least 6 hours of sun, including full sun and partial shade.
- The plants require fertile, well-drained soil.
- When planting dianthus, wait until the threat of frost has gone and position the plants 12 to 18 inches apart at the same level they were at in the pots.
- Avoid mulching around them.
Sunlight - Dianthus plants may grow in partial shade or full sun and are drought tolerant when established.
Watering - Keep soil moist throughout the growing season.
Soil mixture - garden soil + 50% sand + 1 cup compost + 1 cup cocopeat.
Temperature - 60 to 70 degrees C
Fertilizer - Use any organic fertilizer
Dianthus Barbatus Mixed Color uses
Can be used as an ornamental plant in landscapes and gardens