How to grow Dianthus gratianopolitanus

Dianthus gratianopolitanus growing herbaceous of the genus Dianthus also known as Cheddar pink, Dianthus gratianopolitanus perennial evergreen or as annual used as ornamental plant and also as cut flowers, can grow in temperate, subtropics or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone of 4-10.

Leaves color green-gray, the leaves elliptic shape.

Dianthus gratianopolitanus flowers

Flower color pink to white and all the variation between, the flowers have five petals with jagged edges.

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How to grow Dianthus gratianopolitanus growing and care:

Slightly alkaline, well drain soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but it’s easy

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season
Spring-summer, in warm climate possible autumn

Pests and diseases:
Gall, rust

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Stem of the flower after the flower dies

Size of the plant:
30-60 cm, 12-24 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter, flowerpot or containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Pink to white and all the variation between, the flowers have five petals with jagged edges.

Scientific name:

Dianthus gratianopolitanus

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