China Pinks

Dianthus chinensis

[dianthus_chinensis]

Jefferson planted China Pinks along his winding flower border in 1807 along with Sweet Williams and Carnations. Also known as "Clove Pink", this showy annual with dark-green, grass-like foliage has single, mixed color flowers from late May until late fall.

Growth Type: Perennial Color(s): Reds Hardiness Zones: 1 - 10 Location at Monticello: West Lawn Planting Conditions: Full Sun Map it: 38.010382,-78.453044

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Blooming Dates 2001: May 25 – Sep 22002: Jun 7 – Jul 232003: May 6 – Jul 142004: May 5 – Jul 122005: May 19 – Jul 202006: Apr 25 – Jul 202007: Apr 30 – Oct 52008: May 2 – Jul 252009: May 11 – Oct 62010: May 10 – Oct 152011: May 10 – Jul 72013: May 15 – Jul 10