Dianthus 'Pierrot'

Border Carnation

Series: Odessa®

Masses of medium, fluffy flowers in rich purple, edged in pure white held above attractive, gray-green foliage. Fragrant. Excellent for cutting. 

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10-12 in

Hardiness Zone:

4 - 9

Border Carnation Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plant in any soil that drains well. Full sun is preferred but will tolerate part shade though the blooms might not be as prolific. Strongly scented and flowers all summer long.

Dianthus 'Pierrot' Characteristics


  • Evergreen
  • Container
  • Fragrant
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage
  • Mass Plant
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Edging

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant


  • Sun Tolerant

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Hummingbirds
  • Butterflies

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer
  • Late Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring / Early Summer