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Dianthus arenarius

Dianthus arenarius
sand pink

Common name sand pink
Family caryophyllaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z3-8)
Flowers pink (summer)
Size 6-12"
Light sun
Cultural notes well-drained soil
From seed germinates easily at room temperatures
detailed seed-starting info below

Fairly typical smaller dianthus, with fragrant fringed flowers that have delicate white markings on their petals. According to my sources, flowers should have been white, so this is almost certainly misidentified.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '05 trade. Baggy 70F (80%G, 4-6d)

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