Annual Dianthus

Dianthus barbatus



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Watering

Carnations typically need to be watered about once per week. The plants can tolerate short periods of drought or dryness and are sometimes considered drought tolerant. As long as the soil is well drained, the plants can tolerate heat, heavy rainfall, humidity, or dryness.

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Plant pinks in full sun

PLANT INFO

Annual Dianthus is the non-hardy cousin to perennial Carnations, Cottage Pinks, and the biennial Sweet William. They grow in compact, carpet-like mounds covered in slightly fragrant, single to double disk-like flowers in shades of red, pink, white and bicolor.