Dianthus is considered a perennial, biennial, and annual, lots of species lot of hybrids. It has single or double flowers in all shades of pink, rose, white, orange, and yellow. Dianthus flowers robustly, spring, summer, and sometimes till the end of the season.
Wonderful border flower some with fragrance. Dianthus thrives in full sun and well-draining soil, avoid overwatering. You can propagate by seeds or by cuttings.
See also Dianthus Barbatus