Dianthus deltoides
Maiden Pink
Caryophyllaceae or Carnation Family
6 to 12 inches tall
Full sun to part shade
Prefers neutral to alkaline soil pH
Mid-Summer
Propagate by seed, cutting or division
Photos by Jane Hendrix

Clockwise from upper left are:
Dianthus deltoides 'Albus' - 6 inches - white
Dianthus deltoides 'Flashing Lights' - 8 inches - red
Dianthus deltoides 'Arctic Fire' - 8 inches - white with dark rose center
Dianthus deltoides 'Zing Rose' - 6-12 inches - rose