Perennial Dianthus flowers, also called pinks, such as dianthus
caryophyllus, barbatus and armenia are usually available at garden centers or nurseries.
However, these long blooming Dianthus perennial flowers favorites listed here below, are sometimes hard to find.
But you can buy these Dianthus perennials here online.
Dianthus pinks are an old fashioned favorite for the cottage garden. I plant them in front of my roses for a very
attractive flower bed edging.
The cheddar pink varieties, D. gratianopolitanus, available below, such as Tiny Rubies and Firewitch, are more tolerant of summer heat and humidity. Both are hardy to zone 3.
So if you do gardening in hot and humid climates, these are the Dianthus plants for you.
Just CLICK on the headlines under the pictures for detailed information, and ordering these flowers.
They can take heat and drought, but not heat and high humidity.
Fertilize and water the plants well throughout the growing season for repeat bloom in summer and fall.
Regular deadheading will prolong flowering.
Prune, cut back foilage in early spring. leaving intact the leafy base of woody stems.
Divide plants every two to three years in early spring.