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Adorable Pot Carnation

Dianthus 'Adorable'

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H5-H3

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

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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Adorable Pot Carnation Overview

The Dianthus 'Adorable' series produces highly scented flowers and are both slug and rabbit resistant. They have a strong branching habit and an extended flowering season. a great choice for planting in borders both on their own and with a mix of different plants. Foliage has a silvery tinge and these typically grow to less than half a metre tall and wide, making them well suited to container growing too.

How to propagate Adorable Pot Carnation

Layering

Best done after flowering has occured.

Cuttings

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

Special features of Adorable Pot Carnation

Attractive flowers

Pot plant