Dianthus plumarius

Dianthus plumarius

  • Dianthus plumarius
  • Dianthus plumarius
  • Dianthus plumarius
  • Dianthus plumarius
  • Dianthus plumarius
  • Dianthus plumarius
  • Flower name
    Dianthus plumarius
  • Scientific name
    Dianthus plumarius
  • AliasGarden pink, Cottage pink, 龍田撫子
  • Place of originEurope to Siberia
  • Place of floweringGarden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement, Park, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July

What is Dianthus plumarius

Dianthus plumarius, Tatsuta Nadesico or Garden pink (Scientific name: Dianthus plumarius) is a native of Europe to Siberia, a kind of evergreen perennial "Dianthus = Nadeshiko" of the family Caryophyllaceae. It is a parent of a gardening variety such as carnation. Grayish green leaves are densely grown, and flowers bloom from spring to summer. The flower is peach colored petal with cuts, and there is a red circle pattern in the center of the flower. There are also red and white in flower color. It is used for flowerbeds and containers.

Information about Dianthus plumarius


Common name: Dianthus plumarius , Scientific name: Dianthus plumarius, aka: Tatsuta Nadesico , Garden pink, Cottage pink, Native place: European to Siberian, plant height: 30 cm, leaf color: grayish green, flower size: 3 cm, flowering period: May to July, flower color: peach, white, peachy petals with a red ring pattern in the center.


  • Order
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Caryophyllaceae
  • Genus
    Dianthus
  • Species
    D. plumarius
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeCold-resistant evergreen perennial
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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