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botanical name:
Dianthus 'Tatra Ghost'
Dianthus 'Tatra Ghost' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Alpine Pink
family:  Caryophyllaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen, ground-cover, scented/aromatic
height: 0.25m
width: 0.40m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: grey
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
Alpine pink, single white flowers with pale pink veined that fades age and frilly serrated edges to the petals. Strongly scented.

Require very well drained soil and full sun.

Suitable for scree gardens.

other notes:
Cultivar of D. superbus subsp. alpestris from seed parents originally collected in the Tatra Mountains. Raised by M. Wickenden, Cally Gardens, Scotland, 2005.

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