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Dianthus 'Beauties'

Dianthus 'Beauties'

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Tender

H4-H2

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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'

Layering

Best done after flowering has occured.

Cuttings

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

Special features of Dianthus 'Beauties'

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.