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SKU Code: F 49-1000g
Characteristics: Perennial 30-40 cm
Seed per packet: Approx. 300
Seed per gram: Approx. 1850
A hardy traditional cottage garden plant this dianthus hybrid is a unique heirloom variety that has been rescued from extinction. Plants are covered with clusters of deeply fringed flowers that emit a strong perfumed fragrance similar to carnation, jasmine, and rose scents. The large flowers come in a mixture of lilac, rose, carmine, white and purple.
Perfect for old-fashioned cut flowers, pots, and containers. An ideal choice for poor soils and hot, sunny positions.
Trim back lightly after the first flowering. Plants can be divided into early spring or autumn.
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 and 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) to 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.
We now stock a range of Propagation Accessories including the popular Aquamiser Propagation Kits, Pots, Native and Forestry Tubes, Trays, Labels and more.
We can only ship these items to Australian locations, international customers please request shipping quotation prior to purchasing.