Dianthus companion plants. Dianthus also called pinks is treasured for its grasslike blue green foliage and abundant starry flowers which are often spicily fragrant. Incorporate dianthus plants in the front of garden borders. An annual is a plant that grows flowers sets seed and dies in one growing season. Low growing dianthus looks good under or right in front of shrubs.
Salvia may be either annual or perennial bachelors button. Companion plants to dianthus perennials. Plant low growing plants such as parfait pinks for a pop of color that helps to anchor taller plants. Marigold zinnia creeping zinnia sanvitalia.
These plants reach a height of 6 inches to 1 foot. Dianthus plants range from tiny creeping groundcovers to 30 inch tall cut flowers which are a favorite with florists. The dianthus plant is the quintessential cottage flower.