Dianthus Raspberry Sundae ('Devon Yolande') (Scent First Series) (PBR)
- Position: full sun
- Soil: rich but well-drained, alkaline to neutral soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: May to August
- Flower colour:
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Compact mounds of grey-green foliage are topped with an abundance of raspberry-eyed, soft pink flowers in summer. If deadheaded promptly a second flush of these highly scented blooms may follow on.
- Garden care: Dianthus should be trimmed back lightly after flowering to promote new basal growth. Prune more closely in spring, as new shoots emerge to maintain a tidy shape. To maintain healthy growth, it is important to make sure the plants are protected from excessive winter wet.
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