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Common Name: pink
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Zone: 3 to 8
Height: 0.50 to 0.75 feet
Spread: 0.75 to 1.00 feet
Bloom Time: May to July
Bloom Description: Red
Sun: Full sun
Water: Medium
Maintenance: Medium
Suggested Use: Ground Cover
Flower: Showy, Fragrant
Attracts: Butterflies
Tolerate: Deer

Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. Prefers fertile, slightly alkaline soils. Some afternoon shade is appreciated in hot summer climates. Space plants 9-12” apart to promote good air circulation. Remove spent flowers to prolong bloom period. Divide plants every 2-3 years. Generally intolerant of the hot and humid summer conditions of the deep South. Propagate by division or cuttings.

For more information visit: Missouri Botanical Garden