If you’re a frill seeker, you’ll love hardy dianthus. Set against silvery-green foliage, Dianthus Waterloo Sunset has masses of wonderfully perfumed port wine coloured blooms.
With its low-growing foliage and colourful petals, dianthus makes a great feature in a rock garden or at the edge of a garden bed. It also looks striking planted en masse as a groundcover or displayed in pots.
Perfumed flowers last well as cut flowers and with regular deadheading, your dianthus will flower through spring, summer and autumn.
|Growth Width — 40cm|
|Growth Height — 15cm|
|Flower Colour — Red|
|Flowering Period — March, April, May, September, October, November|
|Light Requirements — Full sun|
|Soil Requirements — Well drained soil|
|Planting Advice||Low maintenance, easy to grow, remove old flowers to encourage new flowers to emerge. Profuse port wine eyed flowers|
Dianthus generally tolerate very dry conditions, but will benefit from regular watering.
No pruning is generally required for this dianthus however removing spent flowers with encourage new blooms.
Dianthus make great cut flowers. When picking flowers, always break the stem off near the base of the plant.