Perennial herb, high of about 30 cm, opposite leaves. Dense flowers, purple, flower diameter 4-6 cm, relatively hardy and drought, is fond of sunny environment. It is OK for four seasons.
Seeds from this Dianthus plumarius Velvet n Lace Cottage Pinks or Grass pinks. Grows to a height of 12 inches in jull sun or partial light shade in zones 3 to 9 perennial in zones 6 to 8 on the West Coast. Highly fragrant, velvety purple to burgundy some look black flowers with white ruffled edges. Lance shaped, green to blue-gray leaves.
Special features of Dianthus