Double maroon and white flowers, likened to strawberries and cream. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower, Dating from before 1849, this heritage pink is very heavily clove scented. Nicely clove scented. Height: 15cm £6.99: Quantity: available to order from spring 2021. email me when in stock. Height: 15cm A beautiful alpine pink. Pale pink petals with crimson lacing. Introduced in 2004. Introduced around 1840. Height: 30cm An old pink, dating from the 17th century, so named because of the tuft in the centre of the flower, resembling a pheasant's eye. Height: 25cm The shapely, blooms contrast nicely with the evergreen foliage making an eye catching display. Awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit. Good for cutting and putting in a vase. A beautiful alpine pink. McQuown and introduced in 1961. Gorgeous strong scent. Height:... A beautifully simple pink of unknown age. Height: 15cm Strong clove scent. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower, A vigorous and fast growing pink. Awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit. Height: 40cm Old names for Dianthus include Gillyflower (possibly a corruption of 'July Flower'), and 'Sops in Wine', due to the flowers being used to flavour wine. Ideal for rockery or alpine pot etc. Height: 30cm Dianthus is the horticultural name for common garden pinks, flowers that add a frothy layer of pink, white, candy-stripe, or red color at knee level. Common name(s): Yellow Pink. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower Tall stems make it good for cutting and putting in a vase. Introduced in 1987 and has been awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit. Dianthus Pink Ruffles Flower Plants are fully double bright pink flowers each with a contrasting deep cherry centre. Height: 25cm Very good in a border and makes good cut flowers. Grown since the 17th century and has always been very popular. Height: 30cm Height: 8cm He was so pleased with the plant that he presented one to King George III. Very similar to Dianthus 'St Nicholas'. Common name(s): Pink; GillyflowerClick here for full details... An old pink which was originally found growing in a workhouse at Beaminster, Devon. Raised by J. Pike of Acton in about 1965. Age uncertain but it has been known from at least 1966. A strong grower. Excellent for border edges, rockeries, paving or in containers. Excellent amongst rocks, paving or on a wall, easy and free flowering. Height: 25cm Clove scented. Long flowering if dead-headed. A 17th century pink, raised by Thomas Bat, was thought to be lost but then rediscovered in the Oxford Botanic Garden. Very fringed, single white flowers with a raspberry red ring to the centre. Height: 15cm Common name(s): The Clock-Faced Pink; Gillyflower. More Information. ‘Pink Kisses’ was one of the smaller pot varieties trialed and would be a great variety for quarts and 4-inch pots. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower Masses of delightfully-scented, burgundy flowers which develop a sprinkling of gold flecks. Common name(s): Pink;...Click here for full details... Beautiful crimson petals brushed with pink and soft white edges. Height: 25cm Gently perfumed. Awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit. Discovered here at Shire Plants and named by us. Small pink flowers in early summer. A strong growing plant with lovely pink flowers on long stems. Height:...Click here for full details... Large single flower, white ground with a distinctive pinky peach central zone. Flower diameter 3 - 3,5 cm. Very neat foliage. Large double pink flowers with a heavy scent. The photo doesn't do it justice. Common name(s): Pink;...Click here for full details... From 1985. Pretty clusters of single red flowers sit atop tall stems, above green, grass-like foliage. Wonderful purple blooms over a long flowering season. Pinks will grow into mounds that reach 6 to 10-inches in height, and alpine pinks are the smallest species in the genus, only reaching heights of 4 to 6-inches. Dianthus ‘Mrs Sinkins’ – highly scented white flowers. Ideal for... A very old pink which used to be very well known but has sadly become rather rare. Introduced by E.S. They are not never all available at the same time, but most are available at some point throughout the year. A beautiful alpine pink. Height:...Click here for full details... A very compact alpine pink. Height: 40cm Semi-double, creamy white flowers with a delightful scent. The... Low compact mats of silver-grey leaves with soft pink flowers in early summer Height: 30cm Height: 20cm Good for cutting and putting in a vase. Easy to grow. Height: 20cm Common name(s): Pink; GillyflowerClick here for full details... One of the Mule pinks. Height: 10cm The flowers turn almost white as they age. Height: 15cm Common name(s): Pink; GillyflowerClick here for full details... A long flowering sport from 'Doris' with beautiful rose-pink double blooms and a ruby centre. Excellent for border edges, rockeries, paving or in containers. Heavily scented. Ideal for a rockery, container or front of border. Masses of white flowers on neat mats of dark green foliage. Excellent for border edges, rockeries, paving or in containers. Pale pink petals with crimson lacing. A robust but modestly sized plant with single carmine red flowers, marked with white. Semi-double toothed, red flowers and a distinctive bluish foliage. Height: 25cm Excellent deep rose flowers with a darker maroon central zone. Very scented flowers. Very neat foliage. Dianthus caryophyllus Pink Kisses. Excellent for rockery, container or front of border, Flashing Lights has masses of gleaming red flowers on neat mats of dark green foliage. Long stems make this a great cut flower. Believed to be a very old pink which came to us from someone who purchased it at a nursery 2005. The lacing is quite narrow, but on the occasional flower it becomes quite wide, reducing the pink ground to a small eye in the centre of each petal;...Click here for full details... An alpine pink and one of S.T. One of the Mule pinks. Dianthus 'Pink Mrs Sinkins' An old sport of the white Mrs Sinkins. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower Long flowering season with intermittent flowers appearing until late into the autumn. Dating from the 1920s, Little Jock was a seedling thought to be a cross between Dianthus gratianopolitanus and Dianthus plumaris by John (Jock) Gray of Benhall near Saxmunden. Common name(s): Pink;... A 'sport' from the white flowered D. Mrs Sinkins. A 19th century favourite. Common name(s): Pink; GillyflowerClick here for full details... An unusual Dianthus. Height: 25cm Blossom Color. Quite Lovely. Age unknown, but thought to be from the 1800s. Excellent for border edges, rockeries, paving or in containers. Old fashioned pinks, cottage pinks, old world pinks, garden pinks. Height: 25cm Very strong clove scent. Introduced in 1996. Long flowering and heavily scented. This perennial is semi-evergreen so it can lose some of its leaves in winter. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower Now quite rare, this dwarf Pink has single, near white flowers which age pink and a raspberry red ring in the middle and frilled tips to the petals. The flowers blush to pink just before they fade. Magenta petals with varying light pink patches. Dianthus is a group of flowering plants of about 300 species. “Grab and go” gift item gets the growing season off to a strong start, with tons of two-tone flowers that need no deadheading and continue looking great. Dianthus, including pinks and carnations, are certainly not all pink in colour – they can shade from pure white to the deepest of reds. An old favourite. Suitable for a rock garden, container or front of border. Synonyms Dianthus 'Kledg12163' . Height: 8cm Zones: 6-9. Height: 30cm Height: 25cm Well worth growing for the scent alone. Found by J. Whetman of Houndspool, near Dawlish and introduced as a sport of Dianthus 'Houndspool Ruby' in 1980. Pink Kisses mini-carnations will delight girls of any age! Very fragrant. Grown since the 17th century and has always been very popular. Height: 10cm Dating from the end of World War Two and now very rare. The Lady Granville this flower was named after is thought to be... We are very grateful to a generous customer who donated this lovely pink. Age unknown but thought to be quite old. From 1868. Height: 20-25cm Hayward around 1975. A 20th century free-flowering pink with chestnut lacing. Height: 30cm Dates from the 19th Century. Compact and bushy with leaves that vary from green to almost black. Named after an English garden and grown since the 18th century. Wonderful purple blooms over a long flowering season. Height: 20cm A vigorous and free-flowering pink, bearing large double white flowers. Excellent amongst rocks, paving or on a wall, easy and free flowering. Similar in flower to 'Waithman's Beauty'. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower, Dating from the early sixties. Height: 25cm Height: 30cm Common name(s): Pink; GillyflowerClick here for full details... From 1994. Single with a velvet, crushed raspberry main colour and mauvish-pink tips to the fringed petals. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower. A most distinctive 'pink' which becomes a real talking point when in flower. Common name(s): Pink;... Large heads of red and pink in a typical gingham pattern. Height: 15cm Very strongly scented. Softly clove scented. Strongly scented. 'Inchmery' (1800) Shell pink, flat double blooms - a dainty pink with a strong perfume. Height: 25cm Pale-pink flowers with serrated petals. Height: 8cm Plant height 10 - 20 cm. Common name(s): Pink;...Click here for full details... Large heads of red and pink in a typical gingham pattern. This dates back to at least 1900, so it seems likely that two varieties came to be given the same name in different parts of the country, rather than just a modern mix up... Long flowering, from May to autumn, this pink has random red markings with no two flowers being the same. A very reliable, scented pink. Good for cutting and putting in a vase. The group includes lots of charming species and cultivars in shades of purple, red and white, as well as pink. Dating from the 17th Century, this wonderful Pink has very fringed pure white semi-double flowers with a very slight green tinge to the centre. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower Good for cutting and putting in a vase. Long stems make it good for cutting and putting in a vase... An old pink which is also known as 'Ruffling Robin'. Deeply fringed petals give the flowers a frilly look. Clusters of dark maroon flowers that are so dark that they look black. Single pink flowers with darker pink eye and overlapping petals. 8. Plantdiameter 15 cm - 20 cm. Highly clove scented, a true beauty. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower. It especially works well for 1-pint and 1-quart pot production. A strong grower. Height: 25cm Synonym: 'Ruffling Robin'Click here for full details... For many years there have been two different pinks with the name 'Sops in Wine'. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower Out of stock. It is probably native to the Mediterranean region but its exact range is unknown due to extensive cultivation for the last 2,000 years. Deep pink with a crimson centre and laced petals. Average Shipping Height (in.) Very fragrant. It was later rediscovered at Brympton D'Evercy. The picture doesn't do it justice. Little Ben has semi-double white flowers with rich purple edging, wide central zone and central bar to each petal, resembling a clock face. Very fragrant blooms and very compact, bushy foliage. One of the 'floppier' Dianthus, so don't expect a compact plant, but beautiful and worthy of any garden. This is a famous pink originating from Montrose House in about 1720. Introduced in 1996. This is one of the parents of Dianthus 'Becky Robinson'. Height: 30cm Archer of Wrecclesham in about 1964 and likely to be much older. Cultivation. Now very difficult to propagate, probably due to... Rose red flowers with regular pale pink radial markings denoting the hours. Taxonomy. Common name(s): Pink; GillyflowerClick here for full details... A very good rockery or container pink. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower. Perfect for cottage gardens Best in full sun Scented Height 20cm Spread 20cm Dating from 2011. Height: 25cm Print this Plant. The lacing is quite narrow, but on the occasional flower it becomes quite wide, reducing the pink ground to a small eye in the centre of each petal;... An alpine pink and one of S.T. Good for cutting and putting in a vase. Lovely clove scent. © 2020 Ball Horticultural Company. Common name(s): Pink;... Large, loose double white blooms flecked in dark maroon with an almost black eye when viewed from a distance. Other common names pot carnation [Pink Kisses] . An old pink with semi-double, verging on double fringed pink flowers and a good scent. Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Coastal, Containers, Edging, Flower Arranging, Gravel. We are very pleased to have found this now very rare Mule Pink, which dates from around 1840. Dating from the end of World War Two and now very rare. A 19th century favourite. Height: 45cm Firewitch: Although this hot pink variety has been in cultivation since 1957, its popularity exploded when it was named the 2006 Perennial Plant of the Year. Excellent for rockery, container or front of border. Excellent for border edges, rockeries, paving or in containers. The picture doesn't do it justice. Lightly clove scented. Soft pink double blooms which are one of the first to bloom and long-flowering. Age unknown but thought to be quite old. Common name(s): Pink;...Click here for full details... Large, loose double white blooms flecked in dark maroon with an almost black eye when viewed from a distance. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower. Now very difficult to propagate, probably due to...Click here for full details... Rose red flowers with regular pale pink radial markings denoting the hours. Semi-double pale pink flowers with paintbrush strokes of rose. Introduced by Cecil Wyatt from Bovey Tracey in Devon in about 1971. Height: 30cm Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower Sometimes incorrectly sold as Dianthus 'Excelsior'. The...Click here for full details... Low compact mats of silver-grey leaves with soft pink flowers in early summer For many years there have been two different pinks with the name 'Sops in Wine'. Not to be confused with 'Samuel Barlow', which is a border carnation. Very pretty and rarely offered in nurseries. Dating from before 1849, this heritage pink is very heavily clove scented. Forms a good clump and flowers well. Long stemmed and fragrant. Nice blue-green foliage. Magenta petals with feathery cream markings. Sweetly scented. As the name suggests, very strongly scented. Pink, strongly scented flowers with a red eye, above neat foliage. Height: 15cm Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower. Common name(s): Pink; GillyflowerClick here for full details... Beautiful cherry-red semi-double flowers. Long flowering season with intermittent flowers appearing until late into the autumn. Ideal for a rockery, container or front of border. Pale-pink flowers with serrated petals. Very strong scent. Height: 30cm Height: 25cm Forms (which are seed-raised) vary. Sweet scent. Height: 8cm A very unusual 'pink' with large clustered heads of primrose-yellow flowers, above dark green, grass-like foliage. Crushed raspberry splashed with white on white petals. Large double pink flowers with a heavy scent. Very long flowering... A stunning alpine pink with masses of deep pink frilly flowers from late spring into mid summer Plant height 5 - 10 cm. Blooming Season: Early Spring, Spring, Late Spring. Sweetly scented. The Whatfield series of alpine pinks were bred by Mrs J. Scholfield of...Click here for full details... Alpine Pink. Common name(s): Pink;...Click here for full details... A very robust, strong grower with large double white flowers with a light green central zone and a strong scent. Synonym: 'Ruffling Robin'. A long flowering sport from 'Doris' with beautiful rose-pink double blooms and a ruby centre. Excellent for border edges, rockeries, paving or in containers. Date...Click here for full details... An old pink, dating from the 16th century. Suggested uses. Strong scent. Excellent for border edges, rockeries, paving or in containers. Height: 20cm The Dianthus genus includes annuals, biennials and perennials that are commonly known as Carnations, Pinks or Sweet Williams. This one has overlapping petals of rose pink ground, finely dotted with a darker colour. The photo doesn't do it justice. Awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit. £8.99 for this 6-pack. Masses of pink flowers on short stems from early summer onwards. Introduced by A.N. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower, A long flowering pink with dark pink central area, fading to light pink on the frilly edges. Introduced in 1987 and has been awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit. Very beautiful and a tidy habit to boot. Good for cutting and putting in a vase. Eventual height: 0.2m; Eventual spread: 0.2m; Dianthus Pink Kisses ('Kledg12163') (PBR) pink. Common name(s): Pink;... A very robust, strong grower with large double white flowers with a light green central zone and a strong scent. Common...Click here for full details... A tall Dianthus, with grassy foliage. Flowers from May to July. Excellent amongst rocks, paving or on a wall, easy and free flowering. Single, magenta flowers from June to September. Varieties of Perennial Dianthus . Awarded the RHS 'Award of Merit Garden' in 1946. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower, Double flowers of deep salmon pink. Not the tidiest of habits, but more than made up for by the gorgeous flowers. Height: 30cm Height: 15cm Suitable for a rock garden, container or front of border. Height: 8cm Height: 10cm Height: 15cm The Greeks called the Pink, 'The Flower of Zeus' or 'The Divine Flower' and the word Dianthus is derived from Dios (God) and Anthos (Flower). Height: 10cm Byatt's military series for the rock garden. Skip to the beginning of the images gallery . Height: 25cm Flower color Purple-RHS 071B. Good for cutting and putting in a vase. Listed in the Plant Heritage Plant Guardian Scheme – September 2016, meaning it is considered at risk of dying out due to the lack of nurseries growing...Click here for full details... A vigorous and free-flowering pink, bearing large double white flowers. Height: 10cm Dark velvety maroon petals with paler fringe and undersides. Very fragrant. Common name(s):... A vigorous and easy to grow Pink. Very fragrant. Tall stems make it good for cutting and putting in a vase. Excellent for border edges, rockeries, paving or in containers... A very old single pink dating from the 17th century. Dianthus flowers are most often in pink, salmon, red and white hues. Short and compact, it makes a neat clump. An early Victorian plant with double flowers of fringed white petals and crimson lacing. Height:... A very compact alpine pink. They are also highly scented and are often chosen to be grown in a rock garden, or as an integral part of the planting in a cottage garden. Ideal for rockery or alpine pot etc. As the name suggests, very strongly scented. Dianthus 'Pink Kisses' (Border carnation 'Pink Kisses') will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.35m after 2-5 years. Double flowers of deep salmon pink. Double blooms with a strong scent. Dating from 2011. The common ones are carnation, pink and sweet William, and deadheading each may require a different type of attention. Glowing single crimson flowers with a darker edge. This plant has... Another in the rock garden 'Whatfield' series. Very fragrant. The plants are small and usually between 6 and 18 inches (15-46 cm.) A robust but modestly sized plant with single carmine red flowers, marked with white. Semi-double mahogany flowers with pink flecks and delicate white picotee. Pink, strongly scented flowers with a red eye, above neat foliage. Common name(s):...Click here for full details... A vigorous and easy to grow Pink. Excellent for border edges, rockeries, paving or in containers. For hundreds of years, some varieties were known as carnations because the flowers were fashioned into coronets and used during festivals. Very pretty and rarely offered in nurseries. Very strong scent. The Whatfield series of alpine pinks were bred by Mrs J. Scholfield of... Alpine Pink. Very beautiful and a tidy habit to boot. Tidy foliage and lovely rose-pink flowers. Common name(s): Pink; GillyflowerClick here for full details... An old pink of uncertain age and history. Tidy foliage and lovely soft cream flowers that carry a wonderful perfume; worth growing for the smell alone. Semi-double pale pink flowers with paintbrush strokes of rose. All rights reserved. Age unknown. A beautiful alpine pink. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower The colour is a pink ground with a maroon eye and lacing. It was later rediscovered in the village of Cockenzie in 1730...Click here for full details... From 1780. A beautiful alpine pink. Double blooms richly laced with chestnut on a lavender ground. This old and very popular 'pink' has double white flowers with crimson lacing and a chocolate eye. Pale pink ground with burgundy lacing. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower Height: 30cm Print this Plant. Dianthus 'Pink Kisses’ has a neat, compact habit, long flowering period and tremendous scent. Very similar to Dianthus 'St Nicholas'. Dianthus Diantica Purple Pink. An old pink which was originally found growing in a workhouse at Beaminster, Devon. tall. It was later rediscovered in the village of Cockenzie in 1730... From 1780. Excellent for border edges, rockeries, paving or in containers. One of the rarest old of the old pinks, reputed to come from the 17th century. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower, Large double flowers with loose petals in pink, flecked with a deeper rose-pink. Good scent. Dianthus Plant. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower. Very fragrant. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower Height: 8cm Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower, Single flowering white with a maroon eye and lacing. Good for cutting and putting in a vase. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower. Mildly scented. Neat, compact foliage. A very reliable, scented pink. A vigorous grower. Small pink flowers in early summer. grow and easier to sell. First raised in 1798 by John Mcree, a Paisley muslin worker. The white flowered version of Dianthus deltoides. This plant has received an Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society... A very good rockery or container pink with masses of white flowers above tight green-grey mats of foliage. Age unknown. Softly clove scented. Good scent. We are doing our best to preserve the old varieties we can find and if you have a variety which we don't stock, from which we could take a few cuttings, we'd love to hear from you. Introduced by Cecil Wyatt from Bovey Tracey in Devon in about 1971. Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer, with rebloom in summer . Good clove scent. Height:... Large single flower, white ground with a distinctive pinky peach central zone. Good for cutting and putting in a vase. Height: 15cm Deep rose-pink with a thin maroon central eye. Excellent for border edges, rockeries, paving or in containers. Botanical Name. Dates from 1989. Common name(s): Pink; GillyflowerClick here for full details... A long flowering pink with dark pink central area, fading to light pink on the frilly edges. Very sweetly scented. Dating from the 1920s, Little Jock was a seedling thought to be a cross between Dianthus gratianopolitanus and Dianthus plumaris by John (Jock) Gray of Benhall near Saxmunden. A cross between Dianthus lumnitzeri and Dianthus 'Caesar's Mantle' introduced by Cally Gardens... White flowers with distinctive pinwheel-like crimson markings. An easy plant, happy in most soils provided they are not too wet. Introduced in 1959. Height: 40cm Good for cutting and putting in a vase. Height: 20-25cm Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower Found by J. Whetman of Houndspool, near Dawlish and introduced as a sport of Dianthus 'Houndspool Ruby' in 1980. Large double pink flowers with a heavy scent. Early bloomer for early spring sales. Pinks make fantastic garden plants, are easy to grow and have excellent drought tolerance. Height: 25cm Early-season pot carnation is easy to grow and easier to sell. Height: 40cm Easy to grow. Introduced in 1994. Said to have been introduced by the Carthusian monks in medieval times. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower. Frost-hardy Pink Kisses also works as a late-season tender perennial dianthus while staying compact. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower. One of the Mule pinks. Color: Red, pink, white or bicolored flowers; green foliage Spring. Height: 30cm This one has many fragrant, double, pink flowers with fringed petals. Fragrant. This is one of the parents of Dianthus 'Becky Robinson'. Exposure: Full to partial sun. Introduced in 1994. Height: 30cm Introduced around 1840. Double blooms with a strong scent. Dianthus Plants Cultivate Dianthus plants and fill your garden with beautiful summer colour and fragrance. Common name(s): Pink; GillyflowerClick here for full details... An alpine Pink. One of the Mule pinks. Excellent for border edges, rockeries, paving or in containers. One of the 'floppier' Dianthus, so don't expect a compact plant, but beautiful and worthy of any garden. Large bushy flowers and grows vigorously, good flower production. Very fragrant. Height: 30cm Clove scented. Common name(s): Yellow Pink. More Information; Remark: XL: Qty per tray: 1: Minimum height An old pink of uncertain age and history. Gorgeous strong scent. Crushed raspberry splashed with white on white petals. Nicely clove scented. Introduced by Allwood in 1972 A beautiful alpine pink. Awaiting a better photograph. Common name(s): Pink; GillyflowerClick here for full details... Quite a rare Dianthus now. This pink is a sport of 'Francis Isobel' and was raised by Mr Calvert sometime before 1980. Introduced by Allwood in 1972 Delicate scented pink flowers are borne en-masse above grey/green foliage on this compact growing alpine. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower. Long stems make this an excellent choice for cutting. Clove scented. We have not seen or heard of it anywhere else and the nursery in question no...Click here for full details... An old pink 1700. Height: 30cm Wonderful double red flowers with serrated petals on blue foliage. Long flowering if dead-headed. Long flowering season. The flowers are held nicely above the leaves on erect stems. Sometimes incorrectly sold as Dianthus 'Excelsior'. Short and compact, it makes a neat clump. Long flowering for an old fashioned Pink, often continuing into winter. Height: 15cm Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower, Double flowers with velvet crimson ground and a very thin white lacing. Single flowering white with a maroon eye and lacing. Light shade is tolerated, provided they get several hours of sun light. An old favourite. This month we feature Dianthus ‘Pink Kisses’ from Selecta, a new type of pot carnation that is easy to cultivate in any given container size. Strongly scented. Age unknown, but thought to be from around 1840. Height: 20-25cm Height: 30cm Plants make nice compact clumps. Very strong scent. Oscar series PERENNIAL TYPE DIANTHUS Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower. Very sweetly scented. Height 25-30 cm 10-12 inches Spread 25-30 cm 10-12 inches Foot Traffic None Growth Rate Medium . China Pink (syn. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower, Single pink flowers with darker pink eye and overlapping petals. Excellent for border edges, rockeries, paving or in containers. The Lady Granville this flower was named after is thought to be...Click here for full details... We are very grateful to a generous customer who donated this lovely pink. Introduced by E.S. Sweet scent. Darker when it first opens. One of the more robust garden pinks. Height: 20cm Height: 25cm Sometimes incorrectly sold as Dianthus 'Excelsior'. Height: 25cm Long flowering for an old fashioned Pink, often continuing into winter. Discovered in a garden in Northumberland by A.J MacSelf. Large blooms of creamy white with chestnut red lacing and centre. Not to be confused with 'Samuel Barlow', which is a border carnation. Clove scented. The colour is a pink ground with a maroon eye and lacing. Tidy foliage and lovely rose-pink flowers. Pretty clusters of single red flowers sit atop tall stems, above green, grass-like foliage. Height: 20-25cm Frost-hardy Pink Kisses also works as a late-season tender perennial dianthus while staying compact. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower. Bred by F.R. Ideal for...Click here for full details... A very old pink which used to be very well known but has sadly become rather rare. This is a famous pink originating from Montrose House in about 1720. White with a deep red eye and laced feathered edging. Common... A tall Dianthus, with grassy foliage. Rainbow Pink) Dianthus chinensis. Very fragrant. Date... An old pink, dating from the 16th century. Dating from 1970 comes this wonderful double flowered red 'pink'. Pink Kisses ®. Strong scent. Height/Spread: Upright or bushy habit, 6-30 inches tall, 6-10 inches wide . Masses of pink flowers on short stems from early summer onwards. An old pink, believed to date from around 1700. Dianthus caryophyllus, commonly known as the carnation or clove pink, is a species of Dianthus. Single white fringed flowers with a faint green eye. Very fringed, single white flowers with a raspberry red ring to the centre. Deep red double flowers, with a thin lace of grey. Strong, straight stems make it good for cutting and putting in a vase. 1-Quart pot production provided they are not too wet butterflies and bees is... 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