Dianthus (Any Color) - Plant

Dianthus means divine flower. Dianthus plants produce vibrant beautiful color flowers and with slight fragrance.

    What makes it special:
  • The miniature or spray type produces many flowers of smaller size.
  • Low maintenance plant.
  • Perfect flowering plant for Pot culture.
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SrNoItem name
1Dianthus (Any Color) - Plant
24 inch (10 cm) Nursery Pot as Inner
34.5 inch (11 cm) Ronda No. 1110 Round Plastic Planter (Any Color)

About Dianthus

Dianthus is a genus of plants, members of the plant family Caryophyllaceae. Commonly known as carnations, pinks or Sweet Williams, the flowering plants are annuals, biennials or short-lived perennials. The plants, whose narrow leaves range from bright green to silver-gray. Dianthus height varies up to 30 centimeter.

Flower colors range from white to pink and several shades of red, variegated blooms are also cultivated. The small flowers are deeply fragrant.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height7 inch (18 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Dianthus,Cheddar pinks, Clove pinks, Gilly flower pinks, sweet william ,
Maximum Reachable Height up to 30 centimeter
Flower Colour Red, pink, red-white, pink-red, white-pink.
Bloom Time Oct-Jan
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting and care


Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.

Light Requirement

  • At least 3-6 hours of preferably morning sunlight a day is ideal for plant to grow well and natural indirect bright light for the rest of the day.

  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plant.

  • Watering
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when top soil (1-2 inches) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • As rule of thumb, Water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
  • Do not over-water the plant.
  • Apply water preferably in morning or evening.

  • Application of Fertilizer
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily. .
  • During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month (Oct-Jan).
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

  • Re-potting
  • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable growing condition.

  • For re-potting procedure click here

    Plant Protection
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and dispose them away from the planting area.
  • Spray Neem, Eucalyptus or Citrus oil for any insect/pest attack, as a primary treatment.

  • Don'ts
  • Do not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
  • Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves it may cause fungus infection.

    Dianthus care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Keep the plant in Natural indirect bright Light.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml ) water when top soil (1-2 inches) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

    Sunlight Natural direct 3-6 hours of morning sunlight and natural indirect bright light for the rest of the day.
    Watering Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when top soil (1-2 inches) in pot feels dry to touch.
    Soil Soil should be well drain and fertile, rich in organic content.
    Temperature 20-27 degree Celsius
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer once a month (Oct-Jan).

    Dianthus special feature

    Dianthus are garden classics, appearing in many shapes and colors.

    Dianthus uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Dianthus used in the landscape as a border or edge, containers and can be used in flower arrangements

    Frequently Asked Questions



    Reviews

    Friday, 13 March 2020

    Very nice plant to have.

    Joshi Prisy

    Thursday, 05 March 2020

    Is it a live plant?

    m n reddy

    Sunday, 23 February 2020

    I purchased a plant online from nursery live and received it in a very perfect condition, Thanks nurserylive team

    Pratheek
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