Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower. Ideal for a rockery, container or front of border. This is a famous pink originating from Montrose House in about 1720. Byatt's military series for the rock garden. This is a famous pink originating from Montrose House in about 1720. Suitable for a rock garden, container or front of border. Named by Miss Stangman and Miss Davenport-Jones of Washfield nursery in the 80's but known to be a lot older, although its original name has been lost. Height: 25cm Very floriforous. Pinks can be grown either as annuals (in USDA growing zones colder than 5) or as short-lived perennials. Strong clove scent. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower. Awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit. Not an uncommon variety, but we include it because it's such a good one. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower A beautiful alpine pink. Very fringed, single white flowers with a raspberry red ring to the centre. Not an uncommon variety, but we include it because it's such a good one. A cross between Dianthus lumnitzeri and Dianthus 'Caesar's Mantle' introduced by Cally Gardens... White flowers with distinctive pinwheel-like crimson markings. Height: 40cm Early-season pot carnation is easy to grow and easier to sell. Easy to grow. Very attractive. Single with a velvet, crushed raspberry main colour and mauvish-pink tips to the fringed petals. Introduced by Cecil Wyatt from Bovey Tracey in Devon in about 1971. Pale pink double flowers with a heavy scent. Common name(s): Pink;... Large heads of red and pink in a typical gingham pattern. Well worth growing for the scent alone. Long flowering and heavily scented. Believed to be a very old pink which came to us from someone who purchased it at a nursery 2005. Not to be confused with 'Samuel Barlow', which is a border carnation. Height: 25cm Flowers from May to July. Mildly scented. Semi-double toothed, red flowers and a distinctive bluish foliage. Height: 25cm Long flowering season with intermittent flowers appearing until late into the autumn. Large double pink flowers with a heavy scent. Good for cutting and putting in a vase. Introduced in 1959. Plants make nice compact clumps. Plant height 5 - 10 cm. A strong grower. Height:... An old Pink with deep carmine pink flowers, heavily fringed, with a deeper pink eye. Pretty clusters of single red flowers sit atop tall stems, above green, grass-like foliage. Quite Lovely. Short and compact, it makes a neat clump. Height: 15cm Height: 20cm Very strong clove scent. Height: 30cm Common name(s): The Clock-Faced Pink; Gillyflower. Very fragrant. We are doing our best to preserve the old varieties we can find and if you have a variety which we don't stock, from which we could take a few cuttings, we'd love to hear from you. Most garden varieties of Dianthus plants grow from 10 to 20 inches tall, however some species can vary from 2 inches to 3 feet tall in height. The photo doesn't do it justice. Awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit. Awarded the RHS 'Award of Merit Garden' in 1946. Great perfume. Neat, compact foliage. Small pink flowers in early summer. One of the 'floppier' Dianthus, so don't expect a compact plant, but beautiful and worthy of any garden.  Click here for full details... A 17th century pink, raised by Thomas Bat, was thought to be lost but then rediscovered in the Oxford Botanic Garden. Height: 30cm Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower Sometimes incorrectly sold as Dianthus 'Excelsior'. Tidy foliage and lovely soft cream flowers that carry a wonderful perfume; worth growing for the smell alone. Deeply fringed petals give the flowers a frilly look. A beautiful alpine pink. Common...Click here for full details... A tall Dianthus, with grassy foliage. Good clove scent. Common name(s): Pink;... Beautiful crimson petals brushed with pink and soft white edges. Blooming Season: Early Spring, Spring, Late Spring. Thought to have been raised by J. Galbally in 1992 and now very rare. Common name(s):... Soft lilac pink with maroon lacing. Long flowering season. They are the perfect messenger of special friendships between females. Small pink flowers in early summer. Other dianthus to grow include sweet Williams (Dianthus barbatus) and carnations, but it’s pinks that produce the gorgeous clove-like scent, which is particularly noticeable on warm summer evenings.. Height: 30cm Darker when it first opens. Height: 25cm Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower, Double flowers with velvet crimson ground and a very thin white lacing. Common name(s): Pink; GillyflowerClick here for full details... Beautiful double flowers of deep salmon pink over green foliage. Very fragrant. Single white fringed flowers with a faint green eye. Sweetly scented. Height: 20cm Age unknown but thought to be quite old. Dianthus caryophyllus Pink Kisses. The flowers turn almost white as they age. Believed to be a very old pink which came to us from someone who purchased it at a nursery 2005. Height: 15cm Dating from 1798 and not to be confused with a more modern border pink of the same name. Awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit. The shapely, blooms contrast nicely with the evergreen foliage making an eye catching display. Common name(s): Pink; GillyflowerClick here for full details... From 1994. They are not never all available at the same time, but most are available at some point throughout the year. Eventual height: 0.2m; Eventual spread: 0.2m; Dianthus Pink Kisses ('Kledg12163') (PBR) pink. This pink is a sport of 'Francis Isobel' and was raised by Mr Calvert sometime before 1980. Flower diameter 3 - 3,5 cm. Single frilled velvet flowers of dark carmine with fine brush marks of chocolate and pink of varying amounts. Dating from 2011. Lightly clove scented. Height: 8cm Flowers are slightly creamy-green towards the centre. Semi-double pale pink flowers with paintbrush strokes of rose. Magenta petals with feathery cream markings. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower, Double flowers of deep salmon pink. Long flowering season. Early bloomer for early spring sales. Single white fringed flowers with a faint green eye. Very strong scent. Similar in flower to 'Waithman's Beauty'. Nicely clove scented. Said to have been introduced by the Carthusian monks in medieval times. Dates from the 19th Century. Pale-pink flowers with serrated petals. Introduced in 1987 and has been awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit. Masses of delightfully-scented, burgundy flowers which develop a sprinkling of gold flecks. Not to be confused with 'Samuel Barlow', which is a border carnation. Blossom Color. Height:... Large single flower, white ground with a distinctive pinky peach central zone. Height: 20cm A pretty alpine pink, native to the Balkans. Slightly fringed. Sweetly scented. Clove scented. Height: 8cm Height/Spread: Upright or bushy habit, 6-30 inches tall, 6-10 inches wide . £8.99 for this 6-pack. A very reliable, scented pink. Good for cutting and putting in a vase. They are mostly perennial while only a few are annual or biannual and their run of color goes from pale to dark pink. Print this Plant. A very good rockery or container pink. Delicious clove scent. The Mule Pinks are a cross between a carnation and a Sweet William, resulting in larger flowers than...Click here for full details... A frilly double. Height:... A beautifully simple pink of unknown age. Height: 30cm Single pink, fragrant flowers nestle on compact mats of grey foliage. Strongly scented. Dianthus Plants Cultivate Dianthus plants and fill your garden with beautiful summer colour and fragrance. Sweet scent. Height 25-30 cm 10-12 inches Spread 25-30 cm 10-12 inches Foot Traffic None Growth Rate Medium . Mildly scented. Common name(s):...Click here for full details... Soft lilac pink with maroon lacing. Double creamy-white flowers with a delicious scent. Introduced in 1994. One of the rarest old of the old pinks, reputed to come from the 17th century. Slightly fringed. Good scent. Height: 25cm Lovely clove scent. Dianthus Pink Ruffles Flower Plants are fully double bright pink flowers each with a contrasting deep cherry centre. Strong scent. Sometimes incorrectly sold as Dianthus 'Excelsior'. The bluish-grey leaves are narrow, thick at the thorny tip which gives it the appearance of a hedgehog...Click here for full details... A very compact alpine pink which forms a neat mound. Other common names pot carnation [Pink Kisses] . Flower type Semi-double. The flowers are held nicely above the leaves on erect stems. Suggested uses. Common name(s): Pink; GillyflowerClick here for full details... Now quite rare, this dwarf Pink has single, near white flowers which age pink and a raspberry red ring in the middle and frilled tips to the petals. Pale pink double flowers with a heavy scent. The Lady Granville this flower was named after is thought to be...Click here for full details... We are very grateful to a generous customer who donated this lovely pink. Height: 10cm Dianthus 'Pink Kisses' (Border carnation 'Pink Kisses') will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.35m after 2-5 years. Age unknown, but thought to be from the 1800s. Common name(s): Pink;...Click here for full details... From 1985. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower The group includes lots of charming species and cultivars in shades of purple, red and white, as well as pink. Deep pink with a crimson centre and laced petals. Height: 30cm A beautiful alpine pink. Height: 20-25cm This one has overlapping petals of rose pink ground, finely dotted with a darker colour. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower. Excellent for rockery, container or front of border, Flashing Lights has masses of gleaming red flowers on neat mats of dark green foliage. More Information. Height:...Click here for full details... A very compact alpine pink. Flower color Purple-RHS 071B. Age unknown. For many years there have been two different pinks with the name 'Sops in Wine'. That nursery was given it by a lady who's father had grown it for many years. Semi-double mahogany flowers with pink flecks and delicate white picotee. Dating from before 1932, this alpine pink has pure white flowers with a slight pink eye, neat foliage and a good scent. White with a deep red eye and laced feathered edging. Very strong clove scent. Taxonomy. Found by J. Whetman of Houndspool, near Dawlish and introduced as a sport of Dianthus 'Houndspool Ruby' in 1980. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower Click here for full details... An old pink with semi-double, verging on double fringed pink flowers and a good scent. Excellent for border edges, rockeries, paving or in containers... A very old single pink dating from the 17th century. Introduced by A.N. Fragrant. Height: 20cm Height: 30cm The Greeks called the Pink, 'The Flower of Zeus' or 'The Divine Flower' and the word Dianthus is derived from Dios (God) and Anthos (Flower). Wonderful purple blooms over a long flowering season. An easy plant, happy in most soils provided they are not too wet. Attracts butterflies and bees and is deer resistant too. Masses of delightfully-scented, burgundy flowers which develop a sprinkling of gold flecks. Crushed raspberry splashed with white on white petals. ‘Pink Kisses’ was one of the smaller pot varieties trialed and would be a great variety for quarts and 4-inch pots. Listed in the Plant Heritage Plant Guardian Scheme – September 2016, meaning it is considered at risk of dying out due to the lack of nurseries growing... Dianthus 'Haytor' (syn: Dianthus 'Haytor White'). This plant has received an Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society... A very good rockery or container pink with masses of white flowers above tight green-grey mats of foliage. Common name(s): Pink; GillyflowerClick here for full details... We are very pleased to have found this now very rare Mule Pink, which dates from around 1840. They are drought resistant once established. Soft pink double blooms which are one of the first to bloom and long-flowering. He was so pleased with the plant that he presented one to King George III. Introduced by A.N. Very pretty and rarely offered in nurseries. Height: 30cm Height: 10cm A very unusual 'pink' with large clustered heads of primrose-yellow flowers, above dark green, grass-like foliage. Excellent for border edges, rockeries, paving or in containers. Common name(s): Pink; GillyflowerClick here for full details... A lovely pink of unknown age which is simply covered in scented flowers in June and July. Clove scented. Dianthus Diantica Purple Pink. Excellent for border edges, rockeries, paving or in containers. All Dianthus like a hot, sunny, open position in well-drained soil. Plant height 10 - 20 cm. Ideal for a rockery, container or front of border. Strong clove scent. Beautiful double flowers of deep salmon pink over green foliage. 8. A member of his staff rescued it and propagated from it... A 19th Century double rose pink dianthus with fringed petals. Very fringed double white with deep carmine centre. Good scent. Very fringed, single white flowers with a raspberry red ring to the centre. Rainbow Pink) Dianthus chinensis. The white flowered version of Dianthus deltoides. The flowers are held nicely above the leaves on erect stems. Height: 15cm A lovely plant. Wonderful double red flowers with serrated petals on blue foliage. Dianthus is the horticultural name for common garden pinks, flowers that add a frothy layer of pink, white, candy-stripe, or red color at knee level. Dating from 2011. PLEASE NOTE: unlike some mail order nurseries, our Dianthus are not sold as tiny plug plants (rooted cuttings) but are established plants in 9cm x 10cm pots. An old favourite. Ideal for rockery or alpine pot etc. Cultivation. Strongly scented. Very neat foliage. Semi-double toothed, red flowers and a distinctive bluish foliage. Now very difficult to propagate, probably due to...Click here for full details... Rose red flowers with regular pale pink radial markings denoting the hours. Excellent for border edges, rockeries, paving or in containers. Named by Miss Stangman and Miss Davenport-Jones of Washfield nursery in the 80's but known to be a lot older, although its original name has been lost. Common name(s): Pink; Gillyflower, Dating from before 1849, this heritage pink is very heavily clove scented. Height: 8cm Good for cutting and putting in a vase. Common name(s): Pink; GillyflowerClick here for full details... Large double flowers with loose petals in pink, flecked with a deeper rose-pink. An old pink, dating from the 17th century, so named because of the tuft in the centre of the flower, resembling a pheasant's eye. Dianthus flowers are most often in pink, salmon, red and white hues. The colour is a pink ground with a maroon eye and lacing. Very fragrant. Common name(s): Pink;...Click here for full details... Large, loose double white blooms flecked in dark maroon with an almost black eye when viewed from a distance. Height: 10cm We have not seen or heard of it anywhere else and the nursery in question no... An old pink 1700. Dianthus, including pinks and carnations, are certainly not all pink in colour – they can shade from pure white to the deepest of reds. Introduced by Allwood in 1972 Long flowering if dead-headed. Compact and bushy with leaves that vary from green to almost black. Dianthus Plant. Little Ben has semi-double white flowers with rich purple edging, wide central zone and central bar to each petal, resembling a clock face. Fragrant double carnations make great potted plants indoors and outdoors. Common name(s): Pink; GillyflowerClick here for full details... Syn: D. 'Flashing Light'. Short and compact, it makes a neat clump. Height: 25cm Clusters of dark maroon flowers that are so dark that they look black. Sometimes incorrectly sold as Dianthus 'Excelsior'. Common name(s):... A vigorous and easy to grow Pink. Common name(s): PinkClick here for full details... A very occasional email newsletter giving updates on the nursery, interesting plant information and special offers. General Information: The perfect windowsill plant. A beautiful alpine pink. Common name(s): Yellow Pink. , long flowering season with intermittent flowers appearing until Late into the autumn excellent choice for cutting and putting a. 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