Scientific Name: Dianthus chinensis (incl. hybrids) Form:
Common Name:dianthus, China pink Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:CaryophyllaceaeHabit: Dense, Spreading
Plant Type: Annual, Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China, Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Lanceolate
Flowers: Cyme, White, Pink, Red, Violet, Jun- Jul- Aug- Sep
Fruit: Brown
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Acidic, Alkaline, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Container planting, Perennial border
Key ID Features:Leaves lanceolate, narrow; flowers with fringed petals and a purple eye, in clusters of 10-15 in summer.