Flowering Perennials: Characteristics and Culture

Pink, cottage

  • Scientific name
    Dianthus plumarius
  • Height
    10 to 15 inches
  • Bloom period
    May to July
  • Color
    Red, white, pink
  • Light
    Full sun
  • Moisture
    Well drained
  • Soil
    Loam
  • Relative ease of care
    Moderate
  • Remarks
    Very fragrant. Bluish gray foliage. Edging plant.