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
Plant Type: Perennial
Main Attribute: Summer flowering.
Height / Spread: 40cm x 30cm (16in x 12in)
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
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.