Dianthus gratianopolitanus “Mountain Mist”
Known as- Dianthus
Grow Zone - 3 to 8
Type- Herbaceous perennial
Smith Scl. hardy? No
ht.- 0.75 to 1 ft.
Span- 0.75 to 1 ft.
Coloring- Smoky pink
Shade/Light- Full sun
Moisture- Medium dampure
Hi/Lo Maint- Low
Easily grown in average, moderate wet, well-drained soil in full sun.
Prefers fertile, slightly alkaline soils. Space plants 9-12’ apart
to promote good air circulation. Remove spent flowers to prolong bloom
This hybrid dianthus is a compact, vigorous, clump-forming plant which
features numerous, single, fringed, scented, smoky pink flowers on stems
typically rising 10-12’ tall in spring. May repeat bloom in autumn.
Foliage consists of vigorous tufts of narrow, linear, silvery-blue leaves
which remain attractive throughout the growing season.
No serious insect or disease problems. Leaf spots can be a problem in
humid conditions where plants are crowded. Crown rot may occur in wet,
poorly-drained soil conditions.