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# of Varieties: 15+
Typically a perennial herb plant, dianthus feature flowers that have frilled edges. The flowers usually come in pink, red, or white, and are quite fragrant.
Plant dianthus in the spring or fall, and ensure that their soil is well-drained, but with a good level of moisture. Deadhead the spent flowers to encourage more blooming.
Dianthus are also easy to multiply. Simply lift the plant and divide them up into clumps. You can divide the plants every three to four years.