Dianthus Seed - Dianthus Amurensis Amur River Pink Flower Seeds

Dianthus Seeds - Amurensis

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Amur River Pink (Dianthus Amurensis) - Commonly called Amur Pinks, this is a hardy perennial Dianthus that is easily grown from flower seeds. The Dianthus blooms will start in the middle of spring and flower until the first heavy frost of fall.

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ABOUT
PLANTING DIRECTIONS
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Flower Specifications

SEASON

Perennial

USDA ZONES

3 - 7

HEIGHT

12 inches

BLOOM SEASON

Mid spring until frost

BLOOM COLOR

Violet pink

ENVIRONMENT

Full sun

SOIL TYPE

Well-drained soils, pH 6.2 - 7.2

DEER RESISTANT

Yes

HOUSE PLANT

No

LATIN NAME

Dianthus Amurensis

Amur River Pink (Dianthus Amurensis) - Commonly called Amur Pinks, this is a hardy perennial Dianthus that is easily grown from flower seeds. The Dianthus blooms will start in the middle of spring and flower until the first heavy frost of fall. Amur River Pink has deep green lance-shaped foliage that creates a lush mound with this unique pink-violet colored flowers.

Rock garden flower

Dianthus Amurensis does not require much water once it has been established from flower seeds, and it likes good drainage so it would be especially good in a rock garden or container.

amurensis dianthus flowers

Dianthus seed | amurensis

How to grow

How To Grow Dianthus From Seed: Sow Dianthus flower seeds indoors 4 - 6 weeks before last frost. Use sterile starter mix, and sow the Dianthus seed on top, covering lightly with soil. Transplant seedlings outdoors after frost season has passed.

For directly sowing Dianthus flower seeds outdoors, wait until danger of frost is over, and directly sow Dianthus seed into prepared beds. Lightly cover 1/16 inch and keep seeds moist.

  • Sowing Rate: 7 - 8 seeds per plant
  • Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days
  • Keep moist until germination
  • Attracts butterflies
  • Depth: Cover seeds thinly 1/16 inch
dianthus seeds amurensis

Flower Specifications

Amur Pinks love the heat and humidity of the south and are also happy with the cold of the north. Dianthus flowers are rich in nectar and very attractive to butterflies.

  • Height: 12 inches
  • USDA Zones: 3 - 7
  • Season: Perennial
  • Deer Resistant: Yes

Planting Directions

TEMPERATURE

68F

AVERAGE GERM TIME

14 - 21 days

LIGHT REQUIRED

Yes

DEPTH

Cover lightly 1/16 inch

SOWING RATE

7 - 8 seeds per plant

MOISTURE

Keep seeds moist until germination

PLANT SPACING

12 inches

ABOUT
PLANTING DIRECTIONS
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Flower Specifications

SEASON

Perennial

USDA ZONES

3 - 9

HEIGHT

8 inches

BLOOM SEASON

Spring and summer

BLOOM COLOR

Red

ENVIRONMENT

Full sun

SOIL TYPE

Well-drained, pH 6.0 - 7.2

DEER RESISTANT

Yes

LATIN NAME

Dianthus Deltoides

Maiden Pink (Dianthus Deltoides Red) - Grow this outstanding, low growing flower from Dianthus seeds! Commonly called Maiden Pink, this perennial remains green year round with 1 inch fragrant blooms of pink and red hues concentrated at the top during its blooming season from spring to summer. This is a mat-forming species with dark green leaves and is so rewarding to grow.

Rock garden flower

Maiden Pink is an evergreen, low-growing flower that is perfect for sowing in rock gardens, as an edging, or between paving stones as a ground cover.

maiden pink dianthus flowers

Dianthus seed | maiden pink red

How to grow

How To Grow Dianthus From Seed: Maiden Pink seeds take about 14 days to germinate. Sow the seeds indoors 4 - 6 weeks before last frost, and transplant when plants are 3 inches high.

Or sow Dianthus flower seeds directly outside as soon as soil can be prepared and cover with 1/16 inch of topsoil. Might take a full year before flowering.

  • Sowing Rate: Approximately 5,000 seeds covers 100 square feet
  • Average Germ Time: 14 - 28 days
  • Keep moist until germination
  • Attracts bees and butterflies
  • Depth: Do not cover but press seed into soil
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Flower Specifications

Maiden Pink flowers keep their beauty even during the hottest summer months. It is a liberal self-sower, dropping its own flower seeds, so it will fill in nicely, making it a great ground cover or border plant.

  • Height: 8 inches
  • USDA Zones: 3 - 9
  • Season: Perennial
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Drought Tolerant: Yes

Planting Directions

TEMPERATURE

68F

AVERAGE GERM TIME

14 - 28 days

LIGHT REQUIRED

Yes

DEPTH

Cover lightly 1/16 inch

SOWING RATE

Approximately 5000 seeds covers 100 square feet

MOISTURE

Keep seeds moist until germination

PLANT SPACING

12 inches

ABOUT
PLANTING DIRECTIONS
VIDEOS

Flower Specifications

SEASON

Perennial

USDA ZONES

4 - 9

HEIGHT

8 inches

BLOOM SEASON

Late spring through summer

BLOOM COLOR

Pink

ENVIRONMENT

Full sun to partial shade

SOIL TYPE

Well-drained, pH 6.8 - 7.5

DEER RESISTANT

Yes

HOUSE PLANT

No

LATIN NAME

Dianthus Alwoodii

Alwood Pink (Dianthus Alwoodii Alpinus) - Another great variety that can be grown from Dianthus seeds! Dianthus allwoodii, also known as Dianthus Alwood Pink, grows low mounds of sprawling, blue grey, linear, grass-like foliage that bears colorful, fragrant, pink flowers that continuously bloom throughout the summer, especially when dead headed.

Excellent cut flower

Dianthus Allwoodii is excellent for cutting and can be grown in the front of the border or in an unexposed pocket in the rock garden. The lightness and daintiness of the allwoodii varieties make them excellent for all decorative purposes.

alwoodii dianthus flowers

Dianthus seed | alwoodii

How to grow

How To Grow Dianthus From Seed: For early blooms, sow Dianthus seeds indoors 6 - 8 weeks before frost season is over. Use sterile starter mix and sow seeds on the surface. Barely cover Dianthus seeds 1/16 inch with soil. Transplant seedlings when temperatures have warmed.

Or sow Dianthus flower seed directly outside after frost season has passed and soil temperatures are warming to a minimum of 40 degrees or warmer. Keep the seed moist until germination.

  • Sowing Rate: 4 - 6 seeds per plant
  • Average Germ Time: 7 - 14 days
  • Keep moist until germination
  • Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
  • Depth: Cover seed lightly with topsoil 1/16 inch
dianthus seeds alwoodii

Flower Specifications

Dianthus Alwoodii is great for rock gardens, edging, borders, or as a ground cover as it has a spreading habit. For a ground cover, plant flower seeds using our Shake 'N Seed bottle.

  • Height: 8 inches
  • USDA Zones: 4 - 9
  • Season: Perennial
  • Deer Resistant: Yes

Planting Directions

TEMPERATURE

65 - 70F

AVERAGE GERM TIME

7 - 14 days

LIGHT REQUIRED

Yes

DEPTH

Cover lightly 1/16 inch

SOWING RATE

4 - 6 seeds per plant

MOISTURE

Keep seeds moist until germination

PLANT SPACING

12 - 18 inches

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PLANTING DIRECTIONS
VIDEOS

Flower Specifications

SEASON

Perennial

USDA ZONES

3 - 8

HEIGHT

16 inches

BLOOM SEASON

Late spring to early fall

BLOOM COLOR

Mix

ENVIRONMENT

Full sun

SOIL TYPE

Well drained, soil pH 6.0 - 8.0

DEER RESISTANT

Yes

HOUSE PLANT

No

LATIN NAME

Dianthus Superbus

Superb Pink (Dianthus Superbus Spooky Mix) - The sweet, candy-like fragrance is a wonderful benefit of growing this Dianthus seed. Dianthus Superbus Spooky mix is a perennial Dianthus commonly called Superb Pink. The Dianthus plants reach approximately 16 inches in height.

Great border plant

Dianthus Spooky Mix makes a great border flower mix! It will also attract bees and butterflies but is deer resistant.

spooky dianthus flowers

Dianthus seed | spooky mix

How to grow

How To Grow Dianthus From Seed: Sow Dianthus Superbus seeds indoors 4 - 6 weeks before last frost. Use sterile starter mix, and sow the Dianthus seed on top, covering lightly with soil. Transplant seedlings outdoors after frost season has passed.

For directly sowing Dianthus flower seeds outdoors, wait until danger of frost is over, and directly sow Dianthus seed into prepared beds. Lightly cover 1/16 inch and keep seeds moist until germination.

  • Sowing Rate: Approximately 5,000 seeds covers 100 square feet
  • Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days
  • Keep moist until germination
  • Attracts bees and butterflies
  • Depth: Lightly cover seed 1/16 inch
dianthus seeds spooky

Flower Specifications

Dianthus Superbus Spooky is hardy to zone 3 and is not frost tender. It gets a mix of spidery, long-petalled blooms growing on upright, sturdy stems from late spring to early fall. Superb Pink plants are easy-to-care for and very rewarding to grow.

  • Height: 16 inches
  • USDA Zones: 3 - 8
  • Season: Perennial
  • Deer Resistant: Yes

Planting Directions

TEMPERATURE

60 - 70F

AVERAGE GERM TIME

14 - 21 days

LIGHT REQUIRED

Yes

DEPTH

Cover lightly 1/16 inch

SOWING RATE

Approximately 5000 seeds covers 100 square feet

MOISTURE

Keep seeds moist until germination

PLANT SPACING

14 inches

ABOUT
PLANTING DIRECTIONS
VIDEOS

Flower Specifications

SEASON

Perennial

USDA ZONES

3 - 8

HEIGHT

16 inches

BLOOM SEASON

Late spring to early fall

BLOOM COLOR

Rose

ENVIRONMENT

Full sun

SOIL TYPE

Well drained, soil pH 6.0 - 8.0

DEER RESISTANT

Yes

HOUSE PLANT

No

LATIN NAME

Dianthus Superbus

Superb Pink (Dianthus Superbus Rose) - Easy to care for and long-lived, grow Dianthus seeds for these showy perennial flowers. Dianthus Superbus will begin blooming the first year even when grown from flower seeds. This rose colored Dianthus is heavily fringed and lovely, and the sweet, candy-like fragrance is an additional benefit. Dianthus Superbus is hardy to zone 3 and is not frost tender. It typically gets blooms from late spring to early fall. Deadheading will encourage lots of blooms.

Sow Dianthus Superbus seeds indoors 4 - 6 weeks before last frost. Use sterile starter mix, and sow the Dianthus seed on top, covering lightly with soil. Transplant seedlings outdoors after frost season has passed. For directly sowing Dianthus flower seeds outdoors, wait until danger of frost is over, and directly sow Dianthus seed into prepared beds. Lightly cover 1/16 inch and keep seeds moist.

Planting Directions

TEMPERATURE

60 - 70F

AVERAGE GERM TIME

14 - 21 days

LIGHT REQUIRED

Yes

DEPTH

Cover lightly 1/16 inch

SOWING RATE

Approximately 5000 seeds covers 100 square feet

MOISTURE

Keep seeds moist until germination

PLANT SPACING

14 inches

ABOUT
PLANTING DIRECTIONS
VIDEOS

Flower Specifications

SEASON

Perennial

USDA ZONES

3 - 8

HEIGHT

16 inches

BLOOM SEASON

Late spring to early fall

BLOOM COLOR

White

ENVIRONMENT

Full sun

SOIL TYPE

Well drained, soil pH 6.0 - 8.0

DEER RESISTANT

Yes

HOUSE PLANT

No

LATIN NAME

Dianthus Superbus

Superb Pink (Dianthus Superbus White) - These frilled white blooms of Dianthus Superbus are a must have for any flower garden. Start Dianthus seeds and grow as many plants as your garden can hold. Create a lush mound with these Dianthus Superbus plants that contrast nicely with foliage type plants.

Deer resistant

Dianthus Superbus White makes a great border flower! It is also deer resistant but bring bees and butterflies to the garden!

white dianthus flowers

Dianthus seed | white

How to grow

How To Grow Dianthus From Seed: Sow Dianthus Superbus seeds indoors 4 - 6 weeks before last frost. Use sterile starter mix, and sow the Dianthus seed on top, covering lightly with soil. Transplant seedlings outdoors after frost season has passed.

For directly sowing Dianthus flower seeds outdoors, wait until danger of frost is over, and directly sow Dianthus seed into prepared beds. Lightly cover 1/16 inch and keep seeds moist until germination.

  • Sowing Rate: Approximately 5,000 seeds covers 100 square feet
  • Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days
  • Keep moist until germination
  • Attracts bees and butterflies
  • Depth: Lightly cover seeds 1/16 inch
dianthus seeds white

Flower Specifications

Dianthus Superbus white is a perennial Dianthus grown from flower seed which reaches approximately 16 inches in height. The flowers are heavily fringed and very fragrant, growing on upright stems. Dianthus Superbus is hardy to zone 3 and is not frost tender.

  • Height: 16 inches
  • USDA Zones: 3 - 8
  • Season: Perennial
  • Deer Resistant: Yes

Planting Directions

TEMPERATURE

60 - 70F

AVERAGE GERM TIME

14 - 21 days

LIGHT REQUIRED

Yes

DEPTH

Cover lightly 1/16 inch

SOWING RATE

Approximately 5000 seeds covers 100 square feet

MOISTURE

Keep seeds moist until germination

PLANT SPACING

14 inches

ABOUT
PLANTING DIRECTIONS
VIDEOS

Flower Specifications

SEASON

Perennial

USDA ZONES

3 - 8

HEIGHT

16 inches

BLOOM SEASON

Late spring to early fall

BLOOM COLOR

Red

ENVIRONMENT

Full sun

SOIL TYPE

Well drained, soil pH 6.0 - 8.0

DEER RESISTANT

Yes

HOUSE PLANT

No

Superb Pink (Dianthus Superbus Red) - Dianthus Superbus Red is a perennial dianthus grown from flower seed which reaches approximately 16 inches in height. Dianthus Superbus is hardy to zone 3 and is not frost tender. It typically blooms with red flowers from late spring to early fall. The flowers are heavily fringed unlike any other dianthus. They are also very fragrant, have upright stems, and will actually begin flowering the first year when planted from flower seed even though this is a perennial dianthus.

These frilled red blooms of Dianthus Superbus are a must have for any flower garden. Create a lush mound of these dianthus that will contrast nicely with foliage type plants. The sweet, candy like fragrance is also an added benefit to growing these flower seeds. Easy to care for and long-lived, buy your red dianthus flower seed today!

Sow Dianthus Superbus seed indoors 4 - 6 weeks before last frost.  Use sterile starter mix, and sow the Dianthus seed on top, covering lightly with soil.  Transplant seedlings outdoors after frost season has passed.  For directly sowing Dianthus flower seeds outdoors, wait until danger of frost has passed, and directly sow seed into prepared beds.  Lightly cover 1/16 inch and keep seeds moist.

Planting Directions

TEMPERATURE

60 - 70F

AVERAGE GERM TIME

14 - 21 days

LIGHT REQUIRED

Yes

DEPTH

Cover lightly 1/16 inch

SOWING RATE

Approximately 5000 seeds covers 100 square feet

MOISTURE

Keep seeds moist until germination

PLANT SPACING

14 inches

ABOUT
PLANTING DIRECTIONS
VIDEOS

Flower Specifications

SEASON

Perennial

USDA ZONES

3 - 8

HEIGHT

16 inches

BLOOM SEASON

Late spring to early fall

BLOOM COLOR

Mix

ENVIRONMENT

Full sun

SOIL TYPE

Well drained, soil pH 6.0 - 8.0

DEER RESISTANT

Yes

HOUSE PLANT

No

LATIN NAME

Dianthus Superbus

Superb Pink (Dianthus Superbus Hybrids Mix) - Start this Dianthus flower seed mix for shades of red, rose and white. Dianthus Superbus mix is a perennial Dianthus that reaches approximately 16 inches in height. Dianthus Superbus is hardy to zone 3 and is not frost tender. It typically will flower from late spring to early fall and will begin flowering the first year even when started from flower seeds. Commonly called Superb Pink, these Dianthus flowers are heavily fringed and are also very fragrant. Superb Pinks are a great addition for any flower bed or border, creating a lush mound of blooms.

Sow Dianthus Superbus seeds indoors 4 - 6 weeks before last frost. Use sterile starter mix, and sow the Dianthus seed on top, covering lightly with soil. Transplant seedlings outdoors after frost season has passed. For directly sowing Dianthus flower seeds outdoors, wait until danger of frost is over, and directly sow Dianthus seed into prepared beds. Lightly cover 1/16 inch and keep seeds moist.

Planting Directions

TEMPERATURE

60 - 70F

AVERAGE GERM TIME

14 - 21 days

LIGHT REQUIRED

Yes

DEPTH

Cover lightly 1/16 inch

SOWING RATE

Approximately 5000 seeds covers 100 square feet

MOISTURE

Keep seeds moist until germination

PLANT SPACING

14 inches

Videos

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