2 years to reach maturity
This plant has a strong fragrance
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Dianthus 'Beauties' Overview
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.
How to propagate Dianthus 'Beauties'
Best done after flowering has occured.
Softwood cuttings are best taken from non-flowering shoots, in summer.
Special features of Dianthus 'Beauties'
Attracts useful insects
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.
Compact habit suited to container growing.