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Dianthus barbatus 'Dash F1 Magician' | 10.5cm Pot

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PL50783
Green Friday: Mix and Match 3 for 2 on 10.5cm Perennials & Bedding
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Add a pop of pink to your garden with this premium Dianthus barbatus...

Noted as a classic feature within a cottage garden, this Dianthus barbatus will grace your garden with clusters of five-petaled blooms during spring and summer. Each flower will initially be vibrant pink, before maturing to a graceful, off-white shade. This beautiful variety will make a gorgeous accent to borders, where its delicate flowers and light green foliage will add unique shades and intricate textures to your garden. After this plant has concluded its flowering, we encourage you to prune back to boost longevity. An impressive feature of this Dianthus is that it has an excellent resistance to disease. F1 plants have been specially bred to have noteworthy features like these, so you can feel assured that you will be receiving a premium plant.

Planting Tip

Plant in a sunny border for sublime summer colour...

  • Long Flowering Period
  • Fades from Pink to White
  • A Premium Hybrid
  • Perfect for Sunny Borders
  • A Hardy Choice
  • Supplied As:  10.5cm pot
  • Flowering Period:  June to September
  • Eventual Height and Spread:  (Up to) 45cm, 45cm
  • Special Care:  Remove any faded flowers
  • Preferred Location:  Full sun
  • Soil Type:  Moist, well-drained

About your Plant

Our herbaceous plants are lovingly grown by our trusted nursery, based in England. Each flourishing plant will be dispatched directly to your home.

Please note, your potted plant may not display flowers as soon as it arrives. However, the 'flowering period' box (detailed above), indicates when you can expect flowers to form. Many of our herbaceous perennials also die back in winter, so will have little growth in spring, but grow quickly once sunlight hours improve.

Packaging

Sustainability is one of our priorities, and as such, our perennials and alpines are delivered in environmentally friendly packaging. Aside from being recyclable, they will keep them nice and secure on their journey.

Please see our below guidance on your perennial or alpine's care:

Watering: During your perennial or alpine's first growing season, you should provide them with frequent waterings. Try to also avoid wetting the foliage to reduce the risk of disease.

Deadheading: To promote a long flowering period, you should deadhead any flowers that appear spent. Simply rescind each flower at their base, taking care to not cut other parts of the plant.

Dividing: To really flourish, your perennials can be divided every three to four years. They can be divided when they begin to show less flowers, or appear less healthy in the middle. Make sure to only do so when they aren't currently flowering.

Please note: Herbaceous perennials can die back in winter, so don't be alarmed if this happens and instead look forward to spring!

More Information
Deciduous Or Evergreen Evergreen
Features Alpine Plants
Flower Colour Pink, White
Flowering Month June, July, August, September
Is Collection/Mix? No
Needs Ericaceous Compost? No
Type Dianthus
Eventual Height 0.3m-0.6m
Eventual Spread 0.3m-0.6m
Foliage Colour Green
Supplied As 10.5cm Pot
Supplied As 10.5cm Pot
Latin Name Dianthus
Location Border, Rockery
Sale Type 3 for 2 - 10.5cm Bedding/Perennial
Shop By Category Perennial Plants

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