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Mr Fothergill's Pink Old Fashioned
Dianthus caryophyllus - Pink Old Fashioned
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Flowering over a long period with pink double flowers that are sweetly scented, this perennial prefers a sunny position and is wonderful for border edging and they look great in tubs and window boxes. Also superb as a cut flower.

Colour — Pink
Flower Colour — Pink
Light Requirements — Full sun, Part Shade
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Sow thinly in seed boxes or punnets, thinning out when the seedlings have developed 2-4 leaves, spacing 2.5cm (1in) apart. When seedlings are sturdy, plant out in garden 30cm (1ft) apart. Seed can also be sown direct in flowering position 5mm (quarter-inch) deep. Remove dead flowers to prolong flowering.

Pruning Advice

Remove dead flower heads to prolong flowering.