Cottage Pink, Feathered Pink, Garden Pink, Grass Pink
Dianthus plumarius 'Velvet 'n Lace'

Family: Caryophyllaceae (kar-ree-oh-fil-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dianthus (dy-AN-thus) (Info)
Species: plumarius (ploo-MAH-ree-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Velvet 'n Lace
Additional cultivar information:(aka Velvet and Lace)
Synonym:Dianthus chinensis

Category:

Biennials

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Red

Dark Purple/Black

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Blue-Green

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Regional

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

Carlotta, California

Delphi, Indiana

Ewing, Kentucky

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

North Augusta, South Carolina

Beeville, Texas

Kalama, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jul 9, 2005, daryl from vernon, BC (Zone 6a) wrote:

Nice variety of dianthus deep purple with a lacy white fringe ,quite beautiful on closer observation, Short approx 6" planted in full sun and doing very well.Remove expired blooms.