Dianthus 'Pink Jewel'


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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to August
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Well scented, semi-double pink flowers seem to hover on their wiry stalks above the neat clumps of silvery foliage in summer. Compact in habit, it is ideal for pots, rockeries or for filling gaps at the front of a sunny border.

  • Garden care: Incorporate lots of well-rotted manure or garden compost into the planting hole. Apply a balanced fertiliser in spring and deadhead regularly to prolong flowering.

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Clove-scented beauties

Every garden should aspire to grow the pink, or Dianthus. It's literally the flower (anthos) of Jove because these flowers were used to honour the gods. The word carnation is a derivation of coronation.

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