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Maiden Pink
Scientific Name: Dianthus deltoides L.
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Maiden Pink (Dianthus deltoides)
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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 2: 75.
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 7-10

Frost Tolerance: Cool season annuals in Phoenix, questionable as perennial

Heat Tolerance: Afternoon shade in hot areas

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Europe

Growth Habits: Mat forming herbaceous perennial, 4 to 12 inches tall (10-30 cm)

Watering Needs: Some water, well drained soil.

Propagation: Seeds

Blooming Habits:
Pink or red flowers, 0.8 inch in diameter (2 cm), on a 8 to 12 inch stem (20-30 cm), in summer, occasionally in the fall.

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