Scientific Name: Dianthus plumarius
Common Name: cottage pink
Family Name: Caryophyllaceae
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Zone: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 °C)
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen
Mature Size: 0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Upright
Form: Mounded
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Perennial border, Rock garden, Summer interest
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media:
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Linear, Entire
Flowers: Cyme, Pink, May-Jun-Jul-Aug
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Compact, spreading mat, most cultivars <40cm tall; leaves linear, gray-green, evergreen, up to 10cm long..