Dianthus Flashing Light
Masses and masses of tiny deep red flowers smother the evergreen foliage throughout summer.
Month Available: February
Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen
Flower Colour: Red
Suitable For Wildlife: None
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Season of Interest: Summer
Plant Type: Perennial
Main Attribute: Summer flowering.
Height / Spread: 15cm x 30cm (6in x 12in)
I use this as a wonderful filler plant in areas where nothing else will grow, as they seem to thrive in difficult conditions.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Aphids, slugs
Plant Care: Deadhead to encourage further flowering.
Care and Time: Low - spring
Benefits: Good ground cover plant, good for difficult areas, evergreen, attractive to bees, mass of flowers.
History: Commonly known as Alpine Maiden Pinks, and are ideal for the beginner gardener.
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