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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

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6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

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


Bloom Color:
Dark Purple/Black
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Grown for foliage

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

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive daryl 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.


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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