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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
description:
Alpine pink, single white flowers with pale pink veined that fades age and frilly serrated edges to the petals. Strongly scented.

cultivation:
Require very well drained soil and full sun.

usage:
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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