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Dianthus barbatus 'Dash'

Dianthus barbatus 'Dash'

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7-H5

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

20cm

10cm

Min

10cm

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a strong fragrance

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Dianthus barbatus 'Dash' Overview

Dianthus barbatus 'Dash' are clump-forming and compact cultivars with colourful, scented flowers. These come in a range of colours including pink, white, purple and red. Petals are distinctly serrated along the edges, giving flowers a frilly appearance. These are well suited to planting in a border or cottage garden setting.

How to propagate Dianthus barbatus 'Dash'

Layering

Best done after flowering has occured.

Cuttings

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

Special features of Dianthus barbatus 'Dash'

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Dianthus barbatus 'Dash'

Cut flowers

Attractive, scented blooms make nice cut flowers.