Dianthus barbatus


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What you need to know as a florist about the Dianthus barbatus

  • Colourful splendour

    Dianthus barbatus has a beautiful colour palette of many different colours and shades, ranging from pink, red to purple and yellow.

  • Stylish applications

    A stylish flower, Dianthus barbatus is an elegant addition to bouquets and arrangements.

  • Symbolic meaning

    Dianthus barbatus symbolises love and beauty.

All about the Dianthus barbatus

The Dianthus barbatus, also known as Dandelion, is a beautiful flower that stands out especially in spring for its vibrant colours and enchanting fragrance. Dianthus barbatus is a delicate plant grown mainly in Asia and Europe. The name 'Dianthus' has its origins in Greek, where 'dios' refers to the god Zeus and 'anthos' to flower. Thus, this flower symbolises 'the flower of the gods'.

This flower symbolises beauty, love and admiration, making it a great choice for weddings, birthdays and other special occasions. Want your affair to exude a little more love and passion? Then be sure to add Dianthus barbatus to your assortment. This floral beauty comes in various shades, including vibrant pink, red, white and purple, making them a stunning addition to any garden or bouquet.

Sales inspiration for the florist

Dianthus barbatus is a beautiful flower often used in bridal bouquets, mixed bouquets and table arrangements. You can find more inspiration here.

Sales advice for the florist

In-store sales advice for Dianthus barbatus

There are several techniques you can apply to the Dianthus barbatus. Think of making arrangements, a bouquet, a mono-bouquet or drying.





When choosing the right bouquet, it is important to consider the meaning of the Dianthus barbatus. Ideal for special occasions. Read the meaning of the flower under 'Product information'.

Give care tips

Give advice on caring for Dianthus barbatus, so the customer knows how to keep the flowers fresh for as long as possible. Read the care tips under 'Care' for the best advice.

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