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Dianthus - 'Devon Saphire' (Dianthus, Chinese Pink)

Type Herbaceous flower, Alpine, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Spreading ground hugging
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours Dark pink Flowers (Summer), Grey Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Dianthus:

  • Scented blossom
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils

Design & Plant Use for Dianthus:

  • Summer flowering plant suitable for drift planting
  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
  • Low growing alpine plant flourishing in a dry sunny location
  • Ideal for informal cottage garden style planting
If you like this plant you may also be interested in these:
plants with scented blossom
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View all the plants listed in Genus Dianthus

View other alpines with dark pink flowers, or alpines with grey foliage

Common Missspellings: Deanthus, Dianthes

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