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Dianthus

Dianthus is a genus of about 300 species of flowering plants including annuals, evergreen perennials, or subshrubs with narrow, usually silvery-gray leaves and showy flowers with notched petals. Common names include Carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus), Pink (Dianthus plumarius and related species), and Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus). Most Dianthus varieties have fragrant flowers in shades of pink, red, or white. Deer resistant, multiplying ready, great for cut flowers, there are so many types of Dianthus that there is surely one for your garden.

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Dianthus 'Appleblossom Burst' (Pink)

Dianthus 'Appleblossom Burst' (Pink) is a charming semi-evergreen perennial with masses of sweetly scented, semi-double, flowers ranging from white to an intense pink blush. Blooming in early summer and early fall, the eye-catching blossoms are held on upright stems over a compact mound of grassy, blue-green leaves.

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Dianthus 'Black Cherry Frost' (Pink)

Perfect for small spaces, Dianthus 'Black Cherry Frost' (Pink) is a charming evergreen perennial with masses of sweetly scented, semi-double, velvety, rich red flowers, 1.25 in. (3 cm), adorned with serrated, near white edges. Blooming in early summer and early fall, the eye-catching blossoms rise on strong stems above a tight, compact mound of grassy, silvery blue leaves.

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Dianthus 'Candy Floss' (Pink)

Very compact and free flowering, Dianthus 'Candy Floss' (Pink) is a charming evergreen perennial with masses of highly scented, fully double, pale sugar pink flowers, adorned with purplish-red markings near the center. The delicately toothed petals develop darker shades of pink at maturity.

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Dianthus 'Cherry Vanilla' (Pink)

Perfect for small spaces, Dianthus 'Cherry Vanilla' (Pink) is a charming evergreen perennial with masses of sweetly scented, fully double, carnation-like, deep red flowers, 1.5 in. across (4 cm), adorned with a very light pink picotee edge. Blooming in early summer and early fall, the eye-catching blossoms rise above a low mound of grassy, blue-green leaves.

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Dianthus 'Classic Coral' (Pink)

Noted for its unique peach color, Dianthus 'Classic Coral' (Pink) is a charming evergreen perennial with masses of sweetly scented, double, carnation-like, coral pink flowers adorned with frilly edges. Blooming in early summer and early fall, the eye-catching blossoms dance above a tight, compact mound of grassy, blue-green leaves.

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Dianthus 'Coconut Punch' (Pink)

Very compact and free flowering, Dianthus 'Coconut Punch' (Pink) is an eye-catching evergreen perennial with masses of fragrant, fully double, deep red flowers, up to 2 in. across (5 cm), adorned with white markings in the center of each petal. As the flowers mature, the white markings expand and the red color lightens, leaving a wine colored ring around each petal.

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Dianthus 'Coconut Surprise' (Pink)

Very compact and free flowering, Dianthus 'Coconut Surprise' (Pink) is a charming evergreen perennial with masses of delightfully scented, pure white double flowers, up to 1.5 in. across (4 cm), adorned with a claret red eye. Blooming in late spring through summer (with regular deadheading), the elegantly frilled blossoms rise on short, stout stems above a low cushion of grassy, blue-green leaves.

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Dianthus 'Coral Reef' (Pink)

Very compact and free flowering, Dianthus 'Coral Reef' (Pink) is a charming evergreen perennial with masses of delightfully scented, deep coral double flowers, up to 1.5 in. across (4 cm), adorned with white picotee edges. Blooming in late spring through summer (with regular deadheading), the elegantly frilled blossoms rise on short, stout stems above a low cushion of grassy, blue-green leaves.

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Dianthus 'Cranberry Cocktail' (Pink)

Perfect for small spaces, Dianthus 'Cranberry Cocktail' (Pink) is a charming evergreen perennial with masses of sweetly scented, double, carnation-like, hot magenta pink flowers, adorned with serrated petals. Blooming in early summer and early fall, the large blossoms, 2 in. across (5 cm), rise above a low mound of grassy, gray-green leaves.

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Dianthus 'Eastern Star' (Pink)

Compact and vigorous, Dianthus 'Eastern Star' (Pink) is a dwarf evergreen perennial with masses of clove scented, single, red flowers adorned with a dark maroon eye. Blooming from late spring to late summer (with regular deadheading), the showy blossoms rise on sturdy stems above a compact mound of grassy, silver-blue leaves.

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Dianthus 'EverLast Burgundy Blush' (Pink)

Extremely floriferous in each season, Dianthus 'EverLast Burgundy Blush' (Pink) is a striking evergreen perennial with masses of strongly fragrant, ruby-red flowers adorned with frilly margins of hot pink. Blooming in spring, late into summer, and again in fall, the cheerful blossoms rise on erect stems above a low cushion of grassy, blue-green leaves.

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Dianthus 'EverLast Lilac Eye' (Pink)

Extremely floriferous in each season, Dianthus 'EverLast Lilac Eye' (Pink) is a striking evergreen perennial with masses of strongly fragrant, lilac-pink, ruffled flowers adorned with deep burgundy centers. Blooming in spring, late into summer, and again in fall, the cheerful blossoms rise on erect stems above a low cushion of grassy, blue-green leaves.

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Dianthus 'Fire and Ice' (Pink)

Very compact and free flowering, Dianthus 'Fire and Ice' (Pink) is a charming evergreen perennial with masses of delightfully scented, raspberry flowers, up to 1.5 in. across (4 cm), adorned with tiny light pink spots and white picotee edges. Blooming in early summer and early fall, the cheerful blossoms rise on short, stout stems above a low cushion of grassy, gray-green leaves.

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Dianthus 'Fire Star' (Pink)

Noted for its compact growth and long blooming season, Dianthus 'Fire Star' (Pink) is a vigorous semi-evergreen perennial which produces an abundance of clove-scented, brilliant red flowers, up to 1.5 in. across (4 cm), adorned with a darker crimson eye. Blooming in late spring to mid-summer, the fiery blossoms, up to 3-5 per stem, rise slightly above a dense glaucous mound of narrow, gray-green leaves.

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Dianthus 'First Love' (Cheddar Pink)

Prized for the changing colors of its blossoms, Dianthus 'First Love' (Cheddar Pink) is a compact perennial forming a low mound of narrow, silvery blue-green foliage. Blooming from late spring to frost, the plant produces an abundance of white flowers, changing to pink before maturing to lavender-pink. Sweetly fragrant, the flowers attract bees and butterflies.

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