Alpine pink 'Joan's Blood' Dianthus alpinus 'Joan's Blood' (p)

alpine pink 'Joan's Blood'


'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

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      alpine pink 'Joan's Blood'

    • Common names

      Dianthus 'Joan's Blood'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      Up to 10 cm

    • Spread

      0-0.1 metre

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering and maintain a compact habit

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Rock Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by softwood cuttings of non-flowering shoots in summer

  • insectPests

    Slugs and snails and aphids may be a problem

  • microbeDiseases

    May be affected by a virus, a rust and fungal diseases such as dianthus Fusarium wilt