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Scientific Name: Dianthus plumarius
Pronunciation: dye-AN-thus ploo-MAIR-ee-uss
Common Name: cottage pink
Family Name: Caryophyllaceae
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen
Key ID Features: Compact, spreading mat, up to 30 cm tall; leaves linear, gray-green, evergreen, up to 10 cm long..
Course(s): not used (off campus)

Mature Size:
Height:0.2 - 0.4m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Rating: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Landscape Uses: Perennial border, Rock garden, Summer interest
Additional Info: Google
cottage pink
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Opposite
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Pubescent
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Linear
Apices: Acute
Bases: Sheathing
Margins: Entire

Inflorescence Type:
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Rotate/stellate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, Pink
Flower Time at Peak: May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time:

Bark or Stem Colour:

Pest Susceptibility: Pest resistant, Disease resistant, Drought resistant
(NCA) Not Currently Available : not used
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