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Grass Rose Pink Dianthus pavonius

Other Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
dy-AN-thus pa-VO-nee-us
Description

Peakcock-eye Pink is a small annual that forms dense mats with showy pink flowers.  Plant it in a border front or use it in a rock or crevice garden.  

See this plant in the following landscapes:
Rock and Crevice Garden
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Nancy Lindsay'
    Clove fragrance purple-red with white fringe, compact, blue green leaves
'Nancy Lindsay'
Tags:
#showy flowers#pink flowers#rock gardens#border front#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses#crevice garden
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Nancy Lindsay'
    Clove fragrance purple-red with white fringe, compact, blue green leaves
'Nancy Lindsay'
Tags:
#showy flowers#pink flowers#rock gardens#border front#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses#crevice garden
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Dianthus
    Species:
    pavonius
    Family:
    Caryophyllaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Annual
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    France, Italy
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
    Ground Cover
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Rock Wall
    Small Space
    Landscape Theme:
    Rock Garden
    Design Feature:
    Mass Planting
    Problems:
    Problem for Cats
    Problem for Dogs
    Problem for Horses