Moisture retentive soil
Well drained soil
Dianthus isensis 'Dancing Geisha' produces a profusion of blousy exotic looking flowers. The large blooms appear in a range of colours from pink to white to purple all through the summer.
'Fusilier' is a compact spreading plant which bears masses of scented bright red semi double flowers over fine grey-green cushion-like foliage.
A rather elegant scented Dianthus with delicate open flowers of palest pink gently frilled petals that fade with age to mid pink.
An old-fashioned Victorian pink, 'Mrs Sinkins' has rich clove-scented double white flowers with ragged petals and green-white centres held over a mat of narrow blue-grey foliage.
This beautiful pink bears masses of clove-scented single flowers with feathery pink petals tinted dark red-pink at their base, over a blanket of narrow pale grey-green foliage. An old-fashioned var..
'Old Square Eyes' is actually a modern pink. It has sweetly scented flat single flowerheads, sporting frilly white petals tinted salmon at their edges and base, ...
'Warden Hybrid' bears very fragrant, bright magenta-purple semi double flowers with darker centres. These contrast beautifully with its cushion-like narrow blue-green foliage. This compact and ...
'Doris' produces lots of fragrant clove-scented double flowers with pale pink petals tinted red at their base above mounds of finely cut grey-green foliage.
'Little Maiden' is a highly scented, dwarf pink that produces a fireworks display of very frilly, pure white single flowers, over neat domed blue-green foliage from late summer into autumn.
Dianthus armeria is commonly known as Deptford Pink. This biennial produces clusters of dark pink singular flowers on long stems during the summer. Dept ford Pink's narrow foliage is dark green in
Dianthus carthusianorum produces clusters of beautifully fringed magenta flowers over dark green narrow, evergreen foliage.
New ankle-high cultivar specially bred for its combination of scented rosy lipstick pink frilly flowers and compact, slender grass-like foliage.