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Cheddar Pink

 

This is a beautiful, cushion-forming Dianthus with small, fragrant, double pink flowers that are small but borne in profusion over several seasons of the year. Use it in rock gardens or at the front of perennial borders where its scent can be appreciated.

Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Tiny Rubies' (D. caesius)

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Fruit Characteristics

Fruit edible :Yes

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf shape : Lance-shaped

Leaf color : Blue green

Flower Characteristics

Flower fragrance : Yes

Flower width : 1/2"

Flower shape : Double pink

Flower color : Pink

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 12 in.

Average size maturity height : 4 in.

Growth rate : Moderate

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : -30 to -25 F( Z4a)

Sunset zone : 1-24

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Under oak trees : Yes

Barrier plants : Yes

Seashore conditions : Yes

Oak root fungus resistance : Yes

Hummingbirds : Yes

Hedges and screens : Yes

Frost tender : Yes

Fragrance : Yes

Erosion control : Yes

Drought tolerant : Yes

Deer resistant : Yes

Butterflies : Yes

Colorful fruits and berries : Yes

Birds : Yes

Autumn foliage color : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes

Allergenic plants : Yes