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botanical name:
Dianthus 'Starry Eyes'
Dianthus 'Starry Eyes' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Alpine Pink
family:  Caryophyllaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen, ground-cover, scented/aromatic
height: 0.10m
width: 0.25m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 10
Freely produced, scented flowers with deeply fringed white petals and magenta centres, from June to September. Neat compact mounds of crisp grey-green foliage.
Similar to, but better than, Dianthus 'Dainty Dame. More reliable and with larger flowers.

Requires very well drained soil and full sun.
Deadhead to prolong flowering.

By cuttings (known as pipings)

Rock, scree and alpine gardens and containers.

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