Information About Dianthus

Dianthus includes a number of well-known plants (such as pinks, sweet William and carnation) that are easy to grow in most climates as long as you can provide full sunshine and well-drained soil. But what else do these plants need? How involved is the care of dianthus in the garden? Read these articles for tips on caring for dianthus plants.

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Clove Pink Herb Plants – Learn About Clove Pink Uses In The Garden

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Clove pink herb plants are related to carnations and the recognizable scent of clove is borne on the blooms. These lovely little plants are charming additions to the garden. Learn how to grow clove pink herbs in this article.

Companion Plants For Dianthus – Tips On What To Plant With Dianthus

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Dianthus are low maintenance plants prized for their ruffly blooms and sweet-spicy scent. If you?re wondering what to plant with dianthus in your garden, click this article to get some helpful tips and suggestions.

What Is Firewitch – How To Care For Firewitch Dianthus Plants

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Oftentimes, I am asked by customers for specific plants only by description. For example, ?I?m looking for a plant I saw that?s grass-like but has little pink flowers.? I find it is Firewitch dianthus that has caught their eye. Learn more about it here.

Carnation Garden Plants: Tips For Growing Carnations

By Mary Ylisela

Carnations remain the most popular cut flower, and many people want to know how to grow carnation flowers. Anyone can learn about growing carnations and enjoy the rewards by reading this article.

Dianthus Plants: How To Grow Dianthus

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Dianthus flowers are also called ?pinks.? Dianthus plants may be found as a hardy annual, biennial or perennial and most often used in borders or potted displays. Learn more about growing them here.

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