They come in more colors then just pink. They also grow to be rose colored, white, or other variations of pink.
They have a very distinct scent, and grow well in zones 4 – 10. To plant in an area where they get a lot of sun throughout the day.
Space each plant about 10 – 15 inches apart. They need to be soil with an acidic pH, and soil that drains well.
Water the plants at least once a week, and avoid getting them too wet.
The perennial variety can be propagated by cutting, dividing, or layering. To promote life fertilize the plants every 6 to 8 weeks with a regular liquid fertilizer.
If you are going to grow them from seeds, sow the seeds in spring or summer. Sow them in well drained soil about 1/8 inch deep. Keep the soil moist until the plant begins to grow. They may take a full year to bloom any flowers.
They are very delicate looking flowers and will make your garden beautiful.