Dianthus 'Sweet'

Dianthus 'Sweet'

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Dianthus 'Sweet' are great for any garden with their interesting frilly flowers. They are evergreen perennials with narrow, lance-shaped foliage. Scented, colourful flowers are borne on stiff stems, these are often bicoloured and patterned. This series comes in various shades of red, white, pink and purple. They are well suited to borders, cottage garden settings and container growing. The flowers last from June until October and add wonderful colour to a garden area.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer, Autumn

Propagation

Cuttings

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

Layering

Best done after flowering has occured.

Special features

Attractive flowers

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Neutral, Alkaline

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Caryophyllaceae

Flower colour

Pink, Purple, Red, White

Scent

Strong
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