Dianthus 'Beauties'

Dianthus 'Beauties'

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Dianthus 'Beauties' is a series of plants with distinctive flower colours and shapes and an attractive compact habit. Known for their distinctive, spicy-clove scented flowers, these beautiful, colourful blooms will bring great colour to any border or patio pot. Their compact habit and profuse summer blooms make these well suited to container growing. Frost hardy to -5, these plants prefer well-draining soil. To survive cold temperatures, over winter they need to be relatively dry.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer

Propagation

Layering

Best done after flowering has occured.

Cuttings

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

Special features

Attractive flowers

Attracts useful insects

Attracts butterflies

Good plant for attracting butterflies and other insect wildlife into your garden. Try to use natural methods of pest control as chemical pesticides can harm wildlife.

Pot plant

Compact habit suited to container growing.

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Chalk, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral, Alkaline

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Caryophyllaceae

Flower colour

Pink, Red, Multicoloured, White

Scent

Strong
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