Dianthus deltoides ‘Brilliant’ seeds -(Maiden Pink)

$4.10

A great little plant for dry places, the edge of a border or rock walls where it will for a slow spreading mat and will cover itself with cherry red flowers in spring and sporadically through the summer.

Description

This dianthus is an easy care plant for hot sunny spots and will tolerate poorer soil. It flowers profusely looking rather like a cherry red carpet with its many small flowers. It forms a low slow-spreading mat and can be trimmed back lightly after the first flush of spring flowers to encourage further flowering during summer.

Sowing advice
Sow spring early summer late summer and autumn.
Sow onto the surface of moist seed raising mix.in pots or trays. Cover very lightly with seed mix, as light aids germination. Keep moist but not wet and at approx 15-20 deg C. germination takes 2-3 weeks.

Additional information

Classification

Hardy Perennial

Common Name

Maiden Pink

Family

Caryophyllaceae

Maximum Height

approx 10 cm

Number of seeds in packet

approx 50