Plant of The Month May - Dianthus / Garden Pinks
Dianthus also commonly called "pinks", belong to the same family of plants as carnations. They are a popular choice for their sweet smelling blooms and they make nice cut flowers.
Planting and caring for your Pinks
Pinks like rich, well drained, alkaline soil and enjoy a sunny position in the garden, but will also tolerate partial shade.
Protect from frost.