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botanical name:
Dianthus myrtinervius
Dianthus myrtinervius © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Pink
family:  Caryophyllaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.05m
width: 0.20m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Dense mat-forming habit with small green leaves. Numerous small dark pink flowers with pale centres, held just above the foliage in summer.

Very well drained soil and full sun. Dislikes high humidity. Drought tolerant once established.
Deadhead to tidy and prolong flowering.

Scree, gravel and alpine gardens.

other notes:
From the Balkans, Macedonia and Northern Greece.

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