“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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Dianthus plumarius

Grass Pinks

Garden(s):

Oval

Type:

Perennial

Height:

20-25 cm (8-10 in)

Spread:

30-40 cm (12-16 in)

Light:

Full sun

Water:

Moderate

Zone:

3

Bloom Time:

May, June, July

Bloom Colour:

Pink

Foliage Colour:

Grey-Green

Soil:

Clay, Sandy, Average, Loamy

Notes:

Fragrant, frilly flowers bring a delicate texture to the garden. Attractive greyish-green grassy foliage. Excellent cutting flower. Attracts bees and butterflies. Good for mass plantings, containers, rock gardens,and borders.