Low maintenance diversity, fragrant and colorful
If you are looking for a flower that offers a fantastic choice of colors plus excellent applications, then the Dianthus is one to include in your selection. If your garden is limited to containers you are in luck Dianthus will fit in well and are low maintenance. For those with more space it can be used in mixed borders, cutflower gardens to heirloom gardens. Dianthus are wildly fragrant while offering single or double blooms from Spring to Summer. The plant can grow from 6 to 36 inches tall and 4 to 18 inches wide. Some of its common names include Cheddar Pinks, China Pinks, and Florist Carnation. It is an ideal flower for the novice to the master gardener.