Brilliant Maiden Pinks is a fine choice for the garden, but it is also a good selection for planting in outdoor pots and containers. Stems root as they grow. It is often used as a 'filler' in the 'spiller-thriller-filler' container combination, providing a mass of flowers and foliage against which the thriller plants stand out. Dianthus Dianthus. In late spring and summer, the foliage mound is covered by a profusion of heavily fringed, small, single flowers in shades of red, pink or white. More About Dianthus deltoides 'Brilliant' Small, cherry-red flowers with a central, deep red ring; Mat-forming perennial with narrow, green leaves; Foliage has a tinge of purple in cooler weather; Bloom Time: Summer; Zone: 3 Height: 15-20 cm Spread: 30-50 cm Colour: Red Size Major Maiden pink facts. This mat-forming perennial variety produces vivid, cerise flowers that are sure to stand out in the garden. Dianthus deltoides - Brilliant Maiden Pinks-Early bloomer; huge quantities of 1 carmine red flowers Maiden Pinks ‘Brilliant’ (Dianthus deltoides) Code: DDBR Category: Flower Seeds Tags: Flower Seeds for Beds and Borders, Fragrant, U.S. Borne on branched flowering stems, the dainty blossoms attract bees and butterflies, but are ignored by deer. Perfect for the rock garden, front of borders, and fragrant gardens. Dianthus deltoides 'Brilliant' produces loads of bright red flowers in late spring to early summer. Vigorous and free-flowering, Dianthus deltoides (Maiden Pink) is an evergreen perennial forming a spreading mat of narrow, green leaves. Maiden pink is a very beautiful small perennial, excellent to decorate rocky areas and low-lying walls. D. deltoides ‘Leuchtfunk’ has masses of crimson blooms and dark green leaves with a purple flush. It does best in full sun, but tolerates shade. Maiden pink 'Brilliant' Genus. Petals are toothed on the tip half and have a few long hairs on the upper surface. Browse pictures and read growth / cultivation information about Dianthus, Maiden Pinks (Dianthus deltoides) 'Brilliant' supplied by member gardeners in the PlantFiles database at Dave's Garden. Dianthus 'Brilliant' is a wonderful perennial for the rock garden or the edge of a path. Trim back lightly after first flowering. Variety or Cultivar 'Brilliant' _ 'Brilliant' is a mat-forming, evergreen perennial with tufts of linear, dark green leaves and, from late spring and throughout summer, clusters of fragrant, bright reddish-pink flowers with fringed petals and red-ringed eyes. Does not like excessive heat and MAIDEN PINKS Flower Seeds Brilliant Dianthus Deltoides (1000 to 10,000 SEEDS) - Comb S/H This mat-forming perennial variety produces vivid, cerise flowers that are sure to stand out in the garden. Botanical name. Free-flowering, large, bright-red flowers spread over dark green foliage. Native. Flowers are about 1/3 inch across with 5 pale to deep pink to bright red petals, commonly with a darker band near the base of the petal, forming a ring around the center of the flower. Dianthus deltoides 'Brilliant' Maiden Pink 'Brilliant' Dianthus deltoides 'Brilliant' Maiden Pink 'Brilliant' Maiden Pinks are easy-care perennials. Smothered with bright cherry-red flowers in late spring, then on and off through the summer. Perfect for the rock garden, front of borders, and fragrant gardens. Dianthus deltoides 'Brilliant' - Maiden Pinks. Dianthus deltoides 'Brilliant' Other names. The mat-forming, evergreen plants are attractive all season. Needs well-drained soil. Name – Dianthus deltoides Family – Caryophyllaceae Type – perennial, annual or biennial Height – 6 to 8 inches (15 to 20 cm) Exposure – full sun Soil – ordinary. 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