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China Pinks

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: 
Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Location at Monticello: 
West Lawn
Planting Conditions: 
Full Sun
Blooming History: 
2001 May 25 to 2001 Sep 22002 Jun 7 to 2002 Jul 232003 May 6 to 2003 Jul 142004 May 5 to 2004 Jul 122005 May 19 to 2005 Jul 202006 Apr 25 to 2006 Jul 202007 Apr 30 to 2007 Oct 52008 May 2 to 2008 Jul 252009 May 11 to 2009 Oct 62010 May 10 to 2010 Oct 152011 May 10 to 2011 Jul 72013 May 15 to 2013 Jul 102015 Jun 15 to 2015 Aug 12016 May 11 to 2016 Jul 15
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