Dianthus Chinensis (Organic)


Dianthus chinensis

Chinese Pinks Mixed

Minimum: 100+ seeds

Elevate your garden with the timeless elegance of Dianthus chinensis, a beloved flowering plant known for its delicate blooms, vibrant colors, and delightful fragrance. From its charming single or double flowers to its compact mounds of foliage, Dianthus chinensis adds a touch of romance and sophistication to any garden setting. Discover the allure of Dianthus chinensis and cultivate a garden brimming with beauty and charm!

Key Features:

  1. Enchanting Blooms: Fall in love with the enchanting blooms of Dianthus chinensis. Each flower boasts intricate fringed petals in shades of pink, red, white, or bi-color, creating a tapestry of color and texture that captivates the eye and warms the heart.

  2. Fragrant Delight: Indulge your senses with the sweet, spicy fragrance of Dianthus chinensis. Whether planted in borders, containers, or rock gardens, its intoxicating scent fills the air, inviting you to linger and enjoy the beauty of nature.

  3. Long-lasting Beauty: Enjoy season-long beauty with Dianthus chinensis. These resilient perennials bloom profusely from spring to early summer, with some varieties reblooming in the fall, providing continuous color and interest in the garden.

  4. Compact Growth Habit: Admire the tidy, compact growth habit of Dianthus chinensis. Its mounding foliage forms dense clumps, making it an ideal choice for edging pathways, filling containers, or mass planting in flower beds for a stunning display of color.

  5. Low Maintenance: Embrace stress-free gardening with Dianthus chinensis. These hardy perennials are drought-tolerant once established and require minimal care, thriving in well-drained soil and full sun to partial shade.


  • Botanical Name: Dianthus chinensis
  • Common Names: Chinese Pink, Rainbow Pink
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Height: 6-12 inches
  • Spread: 6-9 inches
  • Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Bloom Time: Spring to Early Summer
  • Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Care Guidelines:

  1. Sunlight: Plant Dianthus chinensis in a location with full sun to partial shade. Provide at least 6 hours of sunlight daily for optimal growth and flowering.

  2. Soil: Choose well-drained soil with a slightly alkaline to neutral pH. Amend heavy clay or sandy soils with organic matter to improve soil structure and drainage.

  3. Watering: Water Dianthus chinensis regularly, especially during periods of prolonged drought or hot weather. Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged to prevent root rot.

  4. Deadheading: Remove spent flowers promptly to encourage continuous blooming and maintain a tidy appearance. This also prevents the plant from expending energy on seed production.

  5. Fertilization: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in early spring to promote healthy growth and flowering. Avoid over-fertilizing, as excessive nitrogen can result in lush foliage at the expense of flowers.

Design Tips:

  • Border Planting: Use Dianthus chinensis as a border plant along garden beds, pathways, or borders for a charming and colorful edging effect.

  • Container Gardening: Showcase Dianthus chinensis in containers, window boxes, or hanging baskets on patios, balconies, or decks for a burst of color and fragrance.

  • Rock Gardens: Incorporate Dianthus chinensis into rock gardens or alpine plantings for a splash of color amidst rocky terrain.

  • Cut Flowers: Harvest Dianthus chinensis blooms for charming cut flower arrangements, bouquets, or floral displays to enjoy indoors.

  • Companion Planting: Pair Dianthus chinensis with other sun-loving perennials, such as lavender, salvia, or catmint, for a harmonious and visually appealing garden design.

Transform your garden into a haven of beauty and fragrance with the enchanting blooms of Dianthus chinensis. Order now and embark on a journey of timeless elegance and botanical delight!