Dianthus barbatus 'Dash'

Dianthus barbatus 'Dash'

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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.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Propagation

Layering

Best done after flowering has occured.

Cuttings

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

Special features

Attractive flowers

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Loam, Sand, Chalk, Clay

Soil PH preference

Neutral, Alkaline, Acid

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Uses

Cut flowers

Attractive, scented blooms make nice cut flowers.

Personality

Family

Caryophyllaceae

Flower colour

Pink, Purple, Red, White

Scent

Strong
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