Dianthus deltoides

Dianthus deltoides

Maiden pinks

Previous scientific name(s): Dianthus deltoids ssp. deltoides

Moderate water requirement; full sunlight. Perennial, has deep pink to red flowers with a dark ring around the center. Blooms in the spring and summer along fields and roadsides. Escaped cultivation in the eastern USA.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
12 
- 18 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Introduced
Precipitation: 
Moderate
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Marginal
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Average
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Not Adapted
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
40.00 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
2,480,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
No
Bloom Color: 
Pink - Red
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer