Dianthus - Alpine Plant Shoplivepages::jquery();?>
The Dianthus or 'Pinks' are a wide and varied race, from very dwarf, true alpine plants to dwarf forms similar to the garden Pinks and all distantly related to Carnations.
Many of the hybrid varieties are heavily scented and almost all have attractive grey or blueish foliage which persists all year round. Almost all are suited to growing in containers of some sort - the true alpine species in stone sinks or troughs, the others in just about any container. Read more