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Dianthus Chinensis

Botanical Name:

Dianthus chinensis

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Partial Sun - 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

Perennials, Herb/Forb, Annual, Herbaceous Perennial, Perennial, Poisonous

Lifespan

Annual, Biennial, Perennial

Flower

flowers 5-parted, often fragrant, pink-lilac, pink-purple or white.

Fruit

The cylindrical capsule is surrounded by sepals; black seeds are flattened globes.

Benefits
Attracts

Hummingbirds

Butterflies

Songbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Caryophyllales

Family

Caryophyllaceae

Genus

Dianthus

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