The yellow dianthus. With its sparse, upright growth, it has more of a wildflower aesthetic than the tidy clumped border pinks - although up close, its flowers are both graceful and a bit curious, with their purple-bearded stamens. We grow it more as a curiosity than as a wow-plant, but are happy that it has survived many years in our garden - longer than any other dianthus.
This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...
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- Seed from '07 garden. Baggy 70F (75%G, 4d)
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June 27, 2008