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Annual Dianthus 'Mixed Colors'


This popular bedding plant is a cool-season annual with a short, tufted growth habit of narrow lance-shaped pale to mid greed leaves. From spring to early summer it bears a profusion of bright single or double sweetly-scented flowers in a mixture of colors including white, pink, red, lavender, violet or any combination of those colors.

Dianthus chinensis 'Mixed Colors'

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Hairy margins

Leaf length : 1-3"

Leaf width : 1/2"

Leaf shape : Narrow; lance-shaped

Leaf color : Pale-mid green

Flower Characteristics

Flower width : 1-2"

Flower color : Violet-Blue

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Year-Round Annual

Average size maturity width : 8-10 in.

Average size maturity height : 8-10 in.

Growth rate : Slow

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 0 to 5 F( Z7a)

Sunset zone : 1-24

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes