Dianthus 'Cockenzie'

Full Sun
Light/Partial Shade
Soil Type:
Mainly dry
Soil Type:
Moist But Well-Drained
Dates From:
18th Century

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Plant Overview

An old Pink with deep carmine pink flowers, heavily fringed, with a deeper pink eye. Forms a good clump and flowers well.

This is a famous pink originating from Montrose House in about 1720. It was later rediscovered in the village of Cockenzie in 1730 and given the new name. 

Sometimes called Montrose Pink after it's original home.

Early to flower and scented.

Height: 25cm

Common name(s): The Montrose Pink; Gillyflower

Synonym: Dianthus 'Cockenzie Pink'

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