Dianthus gratianopoliatnus 
Cheddar Pink
 

Caryophyllaceae

Height:  15 cm

Flower colour: pink - red

Flowering time: July

Sunlight: sun

Soil:  well drained, gritty

pH: neutral - alkaline

Hardiness: fairly hardy

Plant range: Central - and W-Europe

Similar to Dianthus plumarius and grows in similar conditions.  
Flowers of cheddar pink are often darker, even red. 

Photos and experiences of growing this plant in Iceland are welcomed  in the comments below.

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