Plant Care Dianthus 'Pink Kisses'

Dianthus 'Pink Kisses'

Taxonomy

Dianthus 'Pink Kisses'
Dianthus
Caryophyllaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Dianthus 'Pink Kisses'

💦 Water

How often to water your Dianthus 'Pink Kisses'

Water needs for Dianthus 'Pink Kisses'
0.5 cups
every 9

Dianthus 'Pink Kisses' needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Dianthus 'Pink Kisses'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Dianthus 'Pink Kisses' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dianthus 'Pink Kisses': 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Dianthus 'Pink Kisses' love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Dianthus 'Pink Kisses' does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Dianthus 'Pink Kisses' in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Dianthus 'Pink Kisses'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Dianthus 'Pink Kisses': repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Dianthus 'Pink Kisses' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Dianthus 'Pink Kisses' prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Dianthus 'Pink Kisses' Water Frequency →

Dianthus 'Pink Kisses' Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Dianthus 'Pink Kisses' requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Dianthus 'Pink Kisses' Light Requirements →

Dianthus 'Pink Kisses' Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


💨 Humidity

Dianthus 'Pink Kisses' doesn’t require additional humidity. Plants absorb most water through their root system rather than their leaves, so the best way to provide humidity for your plants is through watering the soil.

Dianthus 'Pink Kisses' Humidity Needs →


🪴 Soil

Dianthus 'Pink Kisses' does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

Best Soil Mix for Dianthus 'Pink Kisses' →

When and How to Successfully Repot Dianthus 'Pink Kisses' →


💩 Fertilizer

Dianthus 'Pink Kisses' grows very slowly and doesn’t require added fertilizer. Replacing your plant’s potting soil once a year should provide them with more than enough nutrition. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!


🌎 Native Region

Dianthus 'Pink Kisses' is native to Europe and Asia.


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Dianthus 'Pink Kisses'

Dianthus 'Pink Kisses'

Dianthus 'Pink Kisses'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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