Notes: This is a variation that has blooms that are either red or pink in color. D. deltoides is one of the most aggressive Dianthus species, and if allowed to form seed, it will self-sow freely. 7. Dianthus deltoides 'Red Maiden' is hot pink and forms a mat of deep green foliage on which 12-inch-tall flowers appear in late spring. Maiden Pinks are easy-care perennials, ideal for the beginning gardener. Noteworthy Characteristics. These have a wonderful smell that will enhance your garden and add a splash of color to your outdoor décor. Botanical name: Dianthus deltoides Best For: Cut flower, ground cover, Home garden, Edges/borders Light Requirement & care: Full Sun, open, good, free draining, alkaline soils They are short-term perennials that are often used as a ground cover. Dianthus deltoides Confetti Cherry Red. They will do well with full sun and well-drained soil. The blooms are often pink to red-pink but can also be white or spotted with white. Dianthus deltoides are Maiden Pinks. Fruit: Fruit is an oval to cylindric capsule about as long as the calyx, open at the top with 4 teeth around the mouth. Few seeds collected. DIANTHUS DELTOIDES (Maiden Pink Red Spreading Dianthus) $ 12.98 – $ 48.50 . Dianthus deltoides Confetti Cherry Red. Shearing back spent blooms will encourage reblooming and minimize self seeding. Maiden Pinks: USDA Zone: 2-9: Plant number: 1.180.260. Frilly white petals surround the fiery center for an eye-catching effect. The red flowers cover the plant from spring until the first frost. Vigorous and free-flowering, Dianthus deltoides (Maiden Pink) is an evergreen perennial forming a spreading mat of narrow, green leaves. Dianthus deltoides. And it is yet another great plant for attracting bees and butterflies into the garden, and if content will naturalise moderately. A much-desired addition to any garden for use as groundcover, borders and in rock gardens. A superb ground cover plant that reaches a height of just 10cm, they are perfect for creating lasting colour throughout the summer months from June to September. Exposure: Full sun. Dianthus deltoides, commonly called maiden pink, is an evergreen perennial that typically forms loose spreading mats of foliage to 4-6” tall and to 24” wide.Narrow, linear to lance-shaped leaves. Dianthus monspessulanus are Fringed Pinks. This new, rare and most-gorgeous, bone hardy, soundly perennial dark red Dianthus was used by Cleve West, to make a sensation when the Daily Telegraph garden won best in show at Chelsea 2011. Inside are numerous tiny, blackish-brown seeds. Dianthus Deltoides Maiden Pink. Zones: 3-9. Dianthus deltoides, or Maiden Pinks, have a dark ring near the bloom center. In late spring and summer, the foliage mound is covered by a profusion of heavily fringed, small, single flowers in shades of red, pink or white. 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