Albanian pink Dianthus myrtinervius

Albanian pink


D. myrtinervius is a dense, mat-forming evergreen perennial, to 5cm tall, with bright green leaves to 5mm long. Profuse, single deep-pink flowers with a pale eye are borne above the leaves in summer

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Albanian pink

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      Up to 10 cm

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    Deadhead the flowers to prolong flowering

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds Garden Edging Coastal Gravel Garden Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed in containers in a cold frame from autumn to spring or propagate by semi-ripe cuttings of non-flowering shoots in summer

  • insectPests

    Aphids and slugs may be a problem

  • microbeDiseases

    May be affected by a rust, a virus or Fusarium wilt