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Dianthus pavonius (Pink)

Type Herbaceous flower, Alpine, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Low Growing or Spreading Plant, Architectural Form
Size Ground Hugging / Creeping
Colours Light pink Flowers (Summer), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Frost hardy, Seaside Friendly
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Dianthus pavonius:

  • Scented blossom
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Suitable for exposed coastal planting
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Design & Plant Use for Dianthus pavonius:

  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
  • Low growing alpine plant flourishing in a dry sunny location

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View other alpines with light pink flowers, or alpines with medium green foliage

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