Dianthus

Dianthus is a large genus in the family Caryophyllaceae, with around 300 species. The majority are distributed around the Mediterranean, reaching north into Europe and east to Asia. Most are mat forming plants that grow best in dry, gritty soil in full sun and are therefore well suited for rock gardens.

Dianthus superbus
Dianthus superbus

Fringed Pink

Fringed pink is a low growing - medium sized perennial with fringed flowers in varied pink shades.

Dianthus 'Queen of Henri'
Dianthus 'Queen of Henri'

A variety of pink with dark red flowers with white edges.

Dianthus plumarius 'Arabella'
Dianthus plumarius 'Arabella'

Cottage Pink

A variety of cottage pink with pink flowers with a lighter center.

Dianthus plumarius
Dianthus plumarius

Cottage Pink

Cottage pink is a vigorous rock garden plant with flowers in varied shades of pink and white

Dianthus pavonius
Dianthus pavonius

Grass Rose Pink

Grass rose pink is a rock garden plant with pink flowers.

Dianthus microlepis
Dianthus microlepis

A cushion forming alpine with pink, sessile flowers.

Dianthus gratianopolitanus
Dianthus gratianopolitanus

Cheddar Pink

Cheddar pink is a low growing rock garden plant with dark pink or red flowers.

Dianthus freynii
Dianthus freynii

A cushion forming rock garden plant with pale pink flowers.

Dianthus erinaceus
Dianthus erinaceus

Hedgehog Pink

Hedgehog pink is a rock garden plant that forms a prickly cushion with pink flowers.

Dianthus deltoides 'Arctic Fire'
Dianthus deltoides 'Arctic Fire'

Maiden Pink

A variety of maiden pink with white flowers with red center.

Dianthus deltoides
Dianthus deltoides

Maiden Pink

Maiden pink is a low growing rock garden plant with pink flowers.

Dianthus carthusianorum
Dianthus carthusianorum

German Pink

German pink is a low growing perennial with pink flowers.