Dianthus (White Pink) - Plant

Dianthus means divine flower. Dianthus plant produces vibrant color flowers in spring or summer.
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1Dianthus (White Pink) - Plant
24 inch (10 cm) Nursery Pot as Inner
34.5 inch (11 cm) Ronda No. 1110 Round Plastic Planter (Pastel Pink)

About Dianthus

Long blooming, perfect for small bouquets-most are fragrant. A cottage garden is not complete without several Dianthus. All are heat tolerant and low maintenance beauties. The dianthus plant is also called Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus) and has a fragrance with cinnamon or clove notes.

The plants are small and usually between 6 and 18 inches tall. Dianthus flowers are most often in pink, salmon, red and white hues. The foliage is slender and sparsely spread on thick stems. Most garden varieties of Dianthus plants grow from 10 to 20 inches tall, however, some species can vary from 2 inches to 3 feet tall in height.

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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, wild Clove Pink,carnation,Dianthus caryophyllus,Dianthus plumarius ,sweet william ,Dianthus barbatus.
Maximum Reachable Height 1 to 4 ft
Flower Colour It comes in various colors like:-white,bright white,red,pink,rani,red-white,pink-redwhite-pink.
Bloom Time Flower blooming time April to November
Difficulty Level Moderately easy

Planting and care

  • Soil should be well-drained and fertile for growing dianthus.
  • Dianthus should be kept in a place receiving at least 4-5 hours of bright indirect sunlight.
  • Water the plant when the soil feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.
  • Fertilize dianthus plant mostly in the spring season with an organic fertilizer.
  • Dianthus care

  • Plant dianthus in full sun, partial shade or anywhere they will receive at least 6 hours of sun.
  • The plants need fertile, well-drained soil that is alkaline.
  • Wait until the danger of frost has passed when planting dianthus and place them at the same level they were growing in the pots, with 12 to 18 inches between the plants.
  • Do not mulch around them.
  • Water them only at the base of the plant to keep the foliage dry and prevent mildew spotting.
  • Sunlight Dianthus plants may grow in partial shade or full sun, and are drought tolerant when established.
    Watering Keep soil moist throughout the growing season.
    Soil Loamy soil/Soil with a pH range of 6.5 to 8.0
    Temperature 60 to 70 degrees C
    Fertilizer Use any organic fertilizer

    Dianthus special feature

    Dianthus are garden classics, appearing in many shapes and colors, most with blue/green or blue frosted quill-like foliage.

    Dianthus uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Can be used as an ornamental plant in landscapes and gardens

    Culinary Use:

    • Dianthus is also often used in cooking
    • (When using this herb for cooking make sure to remove the petal base – it is quite bitter!) Fresh dianthus petals can be used to liven up salads, sandwiches and pies
    • The petals of the flowers, when crystallized, make beautiful decorations for cakes and pastries

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How to remove deadhead from Dianthus?

    Wait until the petals of your Dianthus have started to fade, wilt or fall off before you deadhead. You may also cut Dianthus in full bloom to bring indoors in a bouquet, and that will serve the same purpose as deadheading. Use pruning shears or a pair of scissors to cut the faded flower stem back to the base, just above the nearest set of leaves. You may cut a few leaves for bouquets, but make sure the plant has some leaves left for photosynthesis. Continue to monitor your Dianthus over the course of the summer and fall. Depending on the species, some Dianthus flowers may only need to be deadheaded once or twice during the growing season, while others may need attention every week.

    Can Dianthus take full sun?

    Yes, Dianthus can take full sun(4-6 hrs)

    Does Dianthus need full sun?

    Plant can grow in full sun, partial shade or anywhere they will receive 4-6 hours of sun.

    Does Dianthus spread?

    Yes, Dianthus spreads.

    Will Dianthus grow in shade?

    Yes, Dianthus plant can grow in full sun, partial shade or anywhere they will receive 4-6 hours of sun.

    How to plant Dianthus?

    1. To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 5-inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well-drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives 4-6 hours of direct sunlight. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct sunlight for 4-6 hours a day. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water General caring tips Plant should get 4-6 hours of sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(October-January).

    Why is my Dianthus dying?

    Make sure your plant is getting enough amount of bright direct sunlight (4-6 hrs a day), water it when the upper layer of the soil feels dry to touch. Check the moisture in the soil before watering it, Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water. Do not overwater the plant. This plant doesn’t like to sit in waterlogged soil, so drainage is important to prevent rot. Check the drainage hole to allow excess water to escape. Protect your plant from a cold climate by keeping it in a mildly warm and dry location. Feed it with any organic nitrogen-rich fertilizer once a month.

    Is Dianthus annual or perennial?

    Dianthus are annual flowering plants

    Can Dianthus be divided?

    No, Dianthus can not divide.

    Is Dianthus poisonous to dogs?

    Yes, Dianthus is mildly toxic to dogs if digested.

    Does Dianthus need to be deadheaded?

    Yes, Dianthus needs to be deadheaded

    How to care Dianthus?

    Sunlight Keep the plant outdoor in direct bright light(4-6 hrs). Protect the plant from the afternoon direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage. Soil The soil should be well-drained and fertile rich in organic content. Watering Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Application of Fertilizer During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month. Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

    When to plant Dianthus?

    You can plant Dianthus in the spring(February-March)season.

    Is Dianthus edible?

    No, Dianthus is not edible.

    Where to plant Dianthus?

    You can grow Dianthus outdoor where the availability of 4-6 hrs of direct bright light.

    Is Dianthus an indoor plant?

    Yes, You can grow Dianthus indoor where the availability of 4-6 hrs of direct bright light.

    Can Dianthus survive frost?

    Yes,these plants can tolerate a light frost, but don't like a deep freeze.

    Does Dianthus bloom all summer?

    Yes, Dianthus can bloom throughout the summer(April-June).

    How to grow Dianthus?

    Dianthus is grown by seeds and cuttings. Consider the following points to grow plant.  1. Sunlight- 4-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required.  2. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well-drained, fertile and nutrient-rich. 3. Water-Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.  4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(April-June). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com 



    Reviews

    Sunday, 15 March 2020

    "I can t wait to bulk purchase again.

    Vishwanath Kashe

    Thursday, 05 March 2020

    he plant was very nicely packed. Thanks for the plant surely will order more

    Arshad Khan

    Wednesday, 26 February 2020

    Love how cute the plant is..

    Pawan Nagpal

    Wednesday, 19 February 2020

    Bit price is high but it s amazing plant, sun is not required only lighting is enough at any conditions even room light is enough for this plant.

    Vishal Tejaswi

    Monday, 25 November 2019

    Rare new variety?

    Najma Ejner

    Monday, 18 November 2019

    How often I need to water it?

    Sanjeet Kumar

    Sunday, 17 November 2019

    Awesome.... Really I feel its now safe to buy plants online. Perfect packing....Great idea.

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    Sunday, 10 November 2019

    I like very much this product.also i received a free gift on my order,i suggest everyone to buy N.L.

    balaganapathy c

    Monday, 04 November 2019

    How often should i water it and does it come with soil or should i get my own soil?

    Deepika Jaidka

    Wednesday, 30 October 2019

    I really like ur live plants and wish to order more in future

    AMIRALI Ibrahim Shroff

    Monday, 28 October 2019

    Amazed us with safe and sound delivery

    Ramnishad kuttuva

    Sunday, 27 October 2019

    As good as shown in the website, plant is healthy. Packing was awesome.

    Jagjeet Kaur

    Saturday, 26 October 2019

    This plant is very easy to grow.

    gk channel

    Saturday, 26 October 2019

    excellent plant. needs quite a bit of care though.

    Kapil Yadav

    Thursday, 24 October 2019

    It s lovely. The plant was carefully packed and seems to be genuine plant. I m happy with my purchase.

    Narendra Kumar Sharma

    Monday, 30 September 2019

    Gud quality n healthy plants sent. Excellent packing to ensure plant safety

    Alvisia Sule

    Wednesday, 30 August 2017

    Is it suitable for office premises with no fresh air space

    Kala Ravi Sarathy

    Monday, 28 August 2017

    Such a great variety of options!

    Jolly Joy Monteroyo

    Tuesday, 22 August 2017

    I really like ur live plants and wish to order more in future

    Manu Khanna

    Sunday, 20 August 2017

    when I put the plant indoors totally, it started having yellow leaves.

    Joshi Prisy

    Sunday, 30 July 2017

    I bought this in January and it is in good condition I must say.

    Sriram Sena

    Friday, 28 July 2017

    Got in good condition, found no problem, happy :)

    Sangeeta Chaudhry

    Saturday, 22 July 2017

    Very nice plants...looking so beautiful..thanku nurserylive?

    jaya agarwal

    Tuesday, 04 July 2017

    ?What if i keep this plant in the office where it is AC? Will it survive there?

    Tamilshalini Tamil

    Tuesday, 27 June 2017

    M vry hapy wid d plants..... its so b ful ...... just want to know how often have to sprinkle water in it..

    Shakil Anwar

    Tuesday, 20 June 2017

    Plant received looks good. However, exact review can be given after the plant starts to grow.

    Poornima Tripathi

    Tuesday, 20 June 2017

    Plant was healthy and growing.Delivered in well packed protective method. Appreciable. Thank you

    priyanka venkata

    Friday, 02 June 2017

    Rare new variety?

    Vicky Jana

    Friday, 26 May 2017

    Is the item durable?

    Sahabuddin Momin

    Friday, 26 May 2017

    Amazed us with safe and sound delivery

    Avasarala Kalyani

    Wednesday, 24 May 2017

    I am satisfied with the plants.

    Garima Sahney

    Tuesday, 09 May 2017

    This Exotic Plant looks so beautiful.

    Kala Ravi Sarathy

    Sunday, 30 April 2017

    Suddenly all my house plants have started blooming and have lush foliage :)

    Rahul Gupta

    Saturday, 29 April 2017

    I have it on my table with a Lucky Bamboo and looks great!

    sapna

    Tuesday, 25 April 2017

    Beautiful healthy plants delivered straight to the doorstep.

    Narendra Kumar Sharma

    Tuesday, 25 April 2017

    Amazed us with safe and sound delivery

    Paromita Chakraborty Das

    Friday, 21 April 2017

    Super happy with this. The packaging was great and the plant itself is exactly what I wanted.

    Rasika Srivastava

    Tuesday, 11 April 2017

    Good one.. Good plant growth & good packing...

    Priyanka Majumder Das

    Monday, 10 April 2017

    ?Is it real plant or artificial ???

    MITU PAUL

    Friday, 07 April 2017

    Can you ensure that your packaging will not spoil the plant.

    Lekhika Sharma

    Thursday, 06 April 2017

    Worth Money. Good Product

    Madhu Grover

    Sunday, 02 April 2017

    Very nice plant. Got delivered with very good condition. Gonna order one more

    Sunitha ashok

    Saturday, 18 March 2017

    I am satisfied with the plants.

    Garima Sahney

    Wednesday, 15 March 2017

    It s lovely. The plant was carefully packed and seems to be genuine plant. I m happy with my purchase.

    Jeremy Cabral

    Sunday, 05 March 2017

    i am very excited on seeing a live plant online.

    Kashi Wasi

    Monday, 27 February 2017

    Very much happy with the product and service.

    prudhvi raj

    Saturday, 25 February 2017

    Very good plant, very impressive packing, 2-3 leaves were dried. But will give 5 star

    Joshi Prisy

    Tuesday, 21 February 2017

    Some leaves are green and some leaves are greenish yellow but anyway it looks great!

    Alvisia Sule

    Sunday, 19 February 2017

    Great plant..looked nice.

    Pawan Nagpal

    Sunday, 19 February 2017

    This plant initially takes time to grow.

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