Dianthus proudus (Large Pink)

Dianthus proudus (Large Pink) Fast Facts

Learn more about Dianthus proudus (Large Pink)

  • Name: Dianthus ‘Proudus’ (Large Pink) – Note: This is a hypothetical name for illustrative purposes.
  • Bred By: N/A
  • Introduced: N/A
  • Growth Habit: Clump-forming perennial or biennial.
  • Blooms: Large, fragrant flowers.
  • Color: Vivid pink shades.
  • Foliage: Narrow, green to blue-green leaves.
  • Flowering Time: Late spring to early summer.
  • Climate: Temperate; prefers cool summers.
  • Disease Resistance: Generally resistant but watch for common dianthus issues like stem rot.
  • Growing Classification: Ideal for borders, rock gardens, and containers.
  • Origin/Distribution: Hypothetical; Dianthus species are native to Europe and Asia.
  • Blooming Season: Late spring through early summer.

Should You Buy One?

Yes, if you’re looking for a hardy, vibrant addition to your garden that offers fragrance and color.

Specific Care for Dianthus 'Proudus' (Large Pink)

For thriving Dianthus ‘Proudus’ (Large Pink), plant in a sunny spot with well-drained soil and water regularly, allowing the soil to dry slightly between waterings. Deadhead spent flowers to encourage new blooms and apply a balanced fertilizer in early spring to support vigorous growth and vibrant coloration. This minimal care will ensure your Dianthus ‘Proudus’ remains a stunning feature in your garden.

General Carnation Care tips

  • Sunlight: Full sun is best.
  • Soil: Prefers well-drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soil.
  • Watering: Keep soil moist but not waterlogged.
  • Fertilizer: Use a balanced fertilizer in spring.
  • Pruning: Deadhead to promote more blooms.

FAQs about Dianthus proudus (Large Pink)

Yes, it’s suitable for containers as long as there is good drainage.

Dianthus species are generally not favored by deer.

With proper care, blooming can last from late spring into early summer, with sporadic rebloom into fall.

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