2 years to reach maturity
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Grass Rose Pink Overview
Dianthus pavonius is also known by the common names grass rose pink and peacock pink. It is a perennial with a cushion-forming habit. Foliage is narrow, evergreen and coloured green-grey and this plant typically doesn't grow taller than half a metre. It is mainly cultivated for its attractive pale or bright pink flowers, which are produced in clusters at the ends of stems. Petals are shallowly toothed along their edges, creating a frilly, rough-edged effect.
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How to propagate Grass Rose Pink
Propagate by seed from autumn-early spring, place seed in containers or a cold frame.
Take cuttings from non-flowering stems in summer, may be rooted any time of the year.
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Other uses of Grass Rose Pink
Grown for their mass of flowers, often scented, some of which are excellent for cutting. Suitable for coastal conditions.