Alpine pink 'Joan's Blood' Dianthus alpinus 'Joan's Blood' (p)
'Joan's Blood' is a hardy perennial forming a mat of dark grey-green foliage, with solitary deep crimson flowers 4cm wide, on stems 5-10cm tall
About this plant
alpine pink 'Joan's Blood'
Dianthus 'Joan's Blood'
Up to 10 cm
Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering and maintain a compact habit
SoilChalk, Loam, Sand
- Suitable locations
Flower borders and beds Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Rock Garden
Propagate by softwood cuttings of non-flowering shoots in summer
Slugs and snails and aphids may be a problem
May be affected by a virus, a rust and fungal diseases such as dianthus Fusarium wilt