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DIANTHUS Cheddar Pink

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Dianthus gratianopolitanus

Family: Caryophyllaceae

Characteristics: Perennial 15-20 cm

Seeds per packet: 100

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Dianthus Cheddar Pink is a stunning, wide-spreading ground cover with grassy blue-green foliage and pink flowers.

Cheddar Pink makes a great addition to any flower or rock garden; stunning mass planted as a flowering ground cover. Establishes readily from seed.

Adaptable to most well-drained soils in a sunny position. Fertile soils will produce the best blooms, avoid waterlogged soils.

Tropical: Early Autumn to Late Spring.
Temperate: Late Summer to Late Spring.
Cold: Autumn & Spring.

Sow: 3mm deep.
Grow in trays transplant when large enough to handle (about 4-5 weeks) avoid excessive root disturbance.
Germination: 10-14 days.
Plant space: 15-30cm
Flowering: 18-20 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.


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