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.