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DIANTHUS Maiden Pink

Dianthus deltoides

Stock: Available

$3.50

Family: Caryophyllaceae

Characteristics: Perennial 30-45 cm

Seeds per packet: 50

The Dianthus Maiden Pink has very vivid crimson-scarlet flowers that appear the first year from seed. The 1-2cm flowers are star shaped and borne on the ends of 20cm stems.

Dianthus blooms in the summer for 8 to 10 weeks and will sometimes bloom again in the autumn.

Adaptable to most well-drained soils in a sunny position. Fertile soils will produce the best blooms, avoid waterlogged soils.

Tropical: Early Autumn to Late Spring.
Temperate: Late Summer to Late Spring.
Cold: Autumn & Spring.

Sow: 3mm deep.
Grow in trays transplant when large enough to handle (about 4-5 weeks) avoid excessive root disturbance.
Germination: 10-14 days.
Plant space: 15-30cm
Flowering: 18-20 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.

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