Dianthus Passion

Plant Details

Beautiful rich dark red velvety flowers with a sweet scent are attractive to butteflies and flowers freely from May to August.

Month Available: March

Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen

Flower Colour: Red

Suitable For Wildlife: Butterflies

Soil Type: Well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full sun

Season of Interest: Summer

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers

Plant Type: Perennial

Hardy: Fully

Main Attribute: Summer flowering.

Height / Spread: 40cm x 30cm (16in x 12in)

Growing Tips & Additional Information

I love this Dianthus, it looks wonderful planted in a pot on my patio, but I also cut the occasional flowers to display in my house, a lovely cut flower.

Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders

Pests and Diseases: Aphids, Slugs.

Plant Care: Remove dead flower heads to encourage further flowering.

Care and Time: Medium - summer

Warning: None

Benefits: A sweetly scented, free flowering plant. Vigorous growth, excels in a pot or border. Ideal for cut flowers for the home.

History: Bred by Whetman Pinks, who have been specialists in breeding pinks for over 70 years.