Cultivated as annual
Mentioned in Ritson's Ancient Songs, these flowers were thought to grow in Paradise. Delicately fringed flowers emit an intensely fragrant perfume especially in the evening. Dianthus is a Greek name meaning divine flower or flower of the gods.
Source of plant
Thompson & Morgan, Richters, Select Seeds
Plants to 12" in height; flowers pink, lilac or white, with extra fringed petals.
USDA Hardiness Zone