Border Carnation 'Pink Kisses'
Dianthus caryophyllus 'Pink Kisses'
Also known as
Wild Carnation 'Pink Kisses', Pot Carnation [Pink Kisses]
Dianthuis 'Pink Kisses' - 2015-04-19 - Andy Mabbett by Andy Mabbett (CC BY-SA 4.0)
2 years to reach maturity
This plant has a strong fragrance
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Border Carnation 'Pink Kisses' Overview
Dianthus 'Pink Kisses' is a compact, clump-forming, evergreen perennial. It has narrowly lance-shaped, flat, grey-green leaves. In summer it produces strongly fragrant, double, bicoloured pink flowers with a prominent reddish-pink mark at the centre of each petal on stiff stems.
Common problems with Border Carnation 'Pink Kisses'
How to harvest Border Carnation 'Pink Kisses'
Cut flowers as required for floral arrangements.
How to propagate Border Carnation 'Pink Kisses'
Softwood cuttings should be taken from non-flowering shoots in summer for best results. Requires a well-drained medium like sand. Remove the leaves from the last two to three nodes of the base. Cuttings require good light and cool temperatures. Replant in 30 days.
May be done after flowering.