Dianthus Rendez vous

Common name : Dianthus Rendez vous, Rendezvous Carnation, Dianthus Rendezvous Botanical name : Dianthus caryophyllus Family : caryophyllus

Dianthus Rendez vous

Order - Caryophyllales

Genus - Dianthus

Species - caryophyllus

Synonyms - Dianthus Anders Kath Phillips, Dianthus Ann Franklin

Origin / Native - Mediterranean region

Life cycle - Herbaceous perennial, Annual

Height - 12 inches to 20 inches tall

Spread - 9 inches wide

Flowering Month - May, June, July

Flowering Season - Early Summer to Early Fall

Flowers - Large, white with pink borders, bicolor, fully double, showy, fragrant

Foliage - Evergeen to greyish green, upright stem, grassy, linear, oppositely arranged, glaucous leaves

Growth Rate -Moderate to Fast

Good For - Home garden, cottage garden, cut flower, container, shows, large bouquets, borders, landscape designs, Patio, pots

Light Requirement & Care - Full sun, average water, mild alkaline, well drained soil, water daily, low maintenance

Attracts - Butterflies

Special Feature - Deer Resistant

Photographs:Guna Selvi Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Ooty Flower Show 2014, Govt. Botanical Garden, Nilgiri Hills, Tamil Nadu, India

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