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PlantFiles: Dianthus, China Pinks
Dianthus chinensis 'Raspberry Parfait'

Family: Caryophyllaceae (kar-ree-oh-fil-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dianthus (dy-AN-thus) (Info)
Species: chinensis (chi-NEN-sis) (Info)
Cultivar: Raspberry Parfait

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6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade


Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall


Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Auburn, Alabama
Houston, Arkansas
Oak Forest, Illinois
Litchfield, Maine
Mason, Michigan
Isle, Minnesota
Munsonville, New Hampshire
Westbury, New York
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Mount Airy, North Carolina
Spokane, Washington
Moundsville, West Virginia
Hartford, Wisconsin

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