Dianthus Seed - Dianthus Amurensis Amur River Pink Flower Seeds

Dianthus Seeds - Amurensis

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

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

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.

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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
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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