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Dianthus Caryophyllus

Botanical Name:

Dianthus caryophyllus

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to 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

Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Herb/Forb, Annual, Herbaceous Perennial, Perennial

Lifespan

Perennial, Annual

Flower

Semi to double fragrant blooms grow in loose cymes on stiff, elongate peduncles. The flowers have ruffled petals in many colors with a cylindrical calyx and few bracts. The stamens are often petaloid.

Benefits
Attracts

Bees

Butterflies

Moths

Taxonomy

Order

Caryophyllales

Family

Caryophyllaceae

Genus

Dianthus

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