Plant Catalog - DIANTHUS
An annual or biennial bulb that blooms with showy flower clusters amongst tufts of grassy foliage. Disk-shaped flowers feature petals with notched edges and white stamens. Colors range from white to shades of pink, red, or purple. Some cultivars are bicolored. Attracts bees and butterflies. Makes a good cut flower. Flowers are edible.
USDA zones: 3 - 9
Sunset zones: A2, A3; 1 - 24
Mature size: 2 feet high and 1 foot wide
Light needs: partial shade to full sun in cooler climates
Water needs: regular water