Need Help With Dianthus

EricaBraun(9b)May 13, 2014

I know that this is a perennial dianthus. It's been growing in my yard for many years. Does anyone happen to know what variety it is?

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EricaBraun(9b)

Anyone?

    Bookmark   May 13, 2014 at 9:46PM
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Desirai(7B)

if it were in my garden I would just call it "the violet and white one" lol

    Bookmark   May 13, 2014 at 10:46PM
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EricaBraun(9b)

Lol. That sounds about right.

    Bookmark   May 13, 2014 at 11:44PM
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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

since you know what the plant is ... then the botanists job is done ....

so you might try the growers.. in the perennial forum ... and you might find someone who knows the cultivar name.. rather than the larger group name ..

you never know.. where you will find the answer .. so dont just give up here ...

ken

    Bookmark   May 14, 2014 at 7:29AM
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TulsaRose, Tulsa OK(7a)

Or do a Google Images search for Dianthus...see link below. Your pretty flowers are featured almost immediately. :-)

Here is a link that might be useful: Dianthus

    Bookmark   May 14, 2014 at 7:43AM
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floral_uk z.8/9 SW UK

It is quite possible that it has no specific cultivar name. Strains of mixed seeds produce many different colours and combinations and they are not named.

    Bookmark   May 14, 2014 at 4:54PM
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EricaBraun(9b)

floral_uk, I did not realize that. Thank you so very much for the invaluable information. I had looked and looked at different dianthus pictures before posting here and, although I found some similar, I was unable to find any that were a true match. Much thanks!

    Bookmark   May 14, 2014 at 5:22PM
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jaynine

Looks similar to 'Ideal Violet Picotee'.

    Bookmark   May 14, 2014 at 8:15PM
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