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Dianthus

Botanical Name:

Dianthus

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How to Grow
Water
Low
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Edible, Herbaceous Perennial, Houseplant, Perennial, Poisonous

Lifespan

Annual, Biennial, Perennial

Flower

The flower has five petals that are flattened and may be found as densely clustered flower heads, open cymes, and rarely as a solitary flower. They are usually self-sterile, requiring pollen from another plant for fertilization.

Fruit

cylindric, or rarely ovoid, releasing seeds by 4 teeth or valves.

Benefits
Attracts

Bees

Butterflies

Pollinators

Taxonomy

Order

Caryophyllales

Family

Caryophyllaceae

Genus

Dianthus

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