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Dianthus Scent First® Tickled Pink
Dianthus Scent First® Tickled Pink
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Dianthus Scent First® Tickled Pink

Scent First Dianthus

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 1.181.220

(=‘Devon PP11’) The Scent First® series of Border Pinks have just recently arrived from England and are known for their spicy fragrance, compact habit and long season of bloom. This selection forms a low cushion of grassy, grey-blue foliage topped with semi-double flowers featuring frilly, bright magenta-pink petals. An excellent addition to the sunny rock garden, alpine trough and for edging. Plants should be trimmed lightly after blooming to maintain their tight, compact mound. Evergreen. The flower petals of all types of Dianthus are edible. This series from Whetman Pinks, Ltd., UK, was the recipient of the Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit (AGM). USPP#14919: unlicensed propagation prohibited. Registered with COPF (open).

Further details for
Dianthus Scent First® Tickled Pink

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Mid Spring
  Late Spring
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Grey Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
   15-25 cm
   6-10 inches
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate