A little bit about dianthus If you’re a frill seeker, you’ll love dianthus. Set against silvery-green foliage, dianthus are a wonderful addition to any sunny spot with their frilly, tufted white, pink, red and mauve flowers. Many dianthus boast two-coloured petals that are laced, flecked or picotee (an outer margin of another colour, usually red). One of its common names, ‘pinks’...
There is a trend in garden design to favour foliage plants, that is plants with colourful leaves. Where as flowering plants have a season of colour – often fairly short – foliage plants add colour and texture over many months and year round if they are evergreen. Silver and grey foliage in the garden Not all coloured foliage is...
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