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DIANTHUS Herald of Spring

Dianthus barbatus

Stock: Available

$3.50

Family: Caryophyllaceae

Common name: Sweet William

Characteristics: Perennial 50-60 cm

Seeds per packet: 100

Sweet scented Dianthus Herald of Spring has a lovely mix of bold reds and pinks and as the name suggest is an early flowering cultivar.

A wonderful example of the diversity of this popular garden plant. A great addition to any flower or rock garden, stunning mass planted. Establishes readily from seed.

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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