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Need help with plant

I have several patches of these growing - actually seems to be one root that spreads. It grows low to ground - maybe 4 inches in height. Also the color is somewhat darker green.
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Re: Need help with plant

This pic is pretty fuzzy. Compare to Dianthus (there are MANY) and Saponaria. If neither look like a match, try adding another pic?

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Re: What is this 4 inch high plant that spreads?

Maybe some type of succulent? IDK
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Re: What is this 4 inch high plant that spreads?

I hoping it will bloom and help me identify. The leaves are a very rich green. Also it appears to look like several sprouts but actually has one or two roots and spreads out then up. Will try to get better pics at daylight.

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Re: What is this 4 inch high plant that spreads?

Bee Balm?

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Re: What is this 4 inch high plant that spreads?

Another closer pic
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Re: What is this 4 inch high plant that spreads?

Maybe a Dianthus.

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Re: What is this 4 inch high plant that spreads?

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Starting to see what appears to possibly be blooms forming.

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Re: What is this 4 inch high plant that spreads?

Few more images
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Re: What is this 4 inch high plant that spreads?

How tall is it now?

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Re: What is this 4 inch high plant that spreads?

Some of the stems are about 8 inches. The strange thing about it is that it grows outward across the soil then upward. The stems that are 6 to 8 inches now have the spiky tips. It grows in a cluster.

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Re: What is this 4 inch high plant that spreads?

Latest pics
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Re: What is this 4 inch high plant that spreads?

Blooms have started hopefully will be able to figure out aoon!
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Re: What is this 4 inch high plant that spreads?

Dianthus barbatus.

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Re: What is this 4 inch high plant that spreads?

That's it! Thank you. I know someone else suggested dianthus but I didn't know little buds would form in the spiky growth. I really appreciate everyone's help.

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Re: What is this 4 inch high plant that spreads?

It's been fun to watch! TY for sharing it.

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Re: What is this 4 inch high plant that spreads?

In bloom!
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Re: What is this 4 inch high plant that spreads?

I have pale pink ones coming up also!

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Re: What is this 4 inch high plant that spreads?

Beautiful! Do these have a scent, too?
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