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Dianthus plumarius 'Laced Monach' (Pink)

Modern Pink 'Laced Monarch', Pink 'Laced Monarch', Laced Pink 'Laced Monarch', Cottage Pink 'Laced Monach'


Dianthus 'Laced Monarch' (Dianthus plumarius) is a very charming modern Border Pink with double purple-pink blooms richly laced with burgundy. Elegantly rising atop a compact cushion of evergreen, gray-green foliage, the delicately fragrant blossoms are enthusiastically produced in succession from late spring to late summer, making 'Laced Monach' an awesome addition to the front of the border or patio containers. Easy to grow, it attracts bees and butterflies into the garden.

  • Growing up to 16 in. tall and wide (40 cm), this perennial Garden Pink is quite hardy and sturdy.
  • Extremely versatile, Dianthus plumarius is ideal for containers, beds, borders, cottage or city gardens. Perfect for edging or as a ground cover too! Makes superb and long-lasting cut flowers!
  • Prefers sunny locations and enjoys rich, dry to moderately moist, well-drained soils. Prefers neutral to alkaline conditions.
  • Deadhead to prolong flowering.
  • Trim back lightly after flowering to encourage new growth. Protect the plant from excessive winter wet.

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Requirements

Hardiness 3 – 10
Climate Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, A1
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Dianthus
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 12" – 18" (30cm – 45cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Rabbit
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Edging, Ground Covers, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Coastal Garden, Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage

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Requirements

Hardiness 3 – 10
Climate Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, A1
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Dianthus
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 12" – 18" (30cm – 45cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Rabbit
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Edging, Ground Covers, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Coastal Garden, Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage

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