Dianthus 'Doris' (Dianthus sp.)

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Dianthus 'Doris' (Dianthus sp.)

Wonderful double ‘carnation’ with perfumed flowers that are good for cutting.

POSITION & USES

Border or edging plant in full sun with well drained, but moist soil.

CULTIVATION

Grow in good garden soil that is well drained. Remove spent blooms to prolong flowering. Trim lightly in late autumn to encourage new spring growth.

FERTILISING

Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed will keep it looking its best.

Plant Attributes

HAT COLOURPink
SPECIAL QUALITIESWonderful double ‘carnation’ with perfumed flowers that are good for cutting. With rather attractive grassy greyish to blue-green foliage and attractive flowers with a signature fragrance. These plants are popular with gardeners and have been grown for centuries.
FLOWERSLong flowering from early spring to late summer.
PLANTS NEEDED PER SQUARE METRE9-10
HABITForms a perennial clump of grey grass- like leaves and double pink flowers.
Width40cm
Height30cm