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Pot Carnation

Dianthus 'Sunflor'

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Half-hardy

H5-H3

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20cm

Max

20cm

10cm

Min

10cm

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Pot Carnation Overview

Dianthus 'Sunflor' is a series of attractive evergreen perennials. They are short-lived, stunning upright and bushy plants with grey-green foliage and pretty, colourful, fragrant flowers. Excellent choice for bedding or placement in a cottage garden setting. Would also suit rock gardens, placement at the front of a sunny border due to their short stature or container growing.

Common problems with Pot Carnation

How to harvest Pot Carnation

Attractive blooms make nice cut flowers.

How to propagate Pot Carnation

Layering

Best done after flowering has occured.

Cuttings

Softwood cuttings are best taken from non-flowering shoots, in summer.

Special features of Pot Carnation

Attractive flowers