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Dianthus Corona Mixed stands out with its outstanding, bicolour flowers presented on compact plants during summer. The flowers appear in limitless, flowing combinations of pinks, purples and white.
Dianthus Corona Mixed stands out with its outstanding, bicolour flowers presented on compact plants during summer. The flowers appear in limitless, flowing combinations of pinks, purples and white. They may be solid, streaked, or light with a darker eye. The unusually large flowers are borne profusely above low, bushy mounds of grass like foliage from late spring throughout summer, and also attract bees and butterflies.
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Brand: Brookside NurserySupplied as: Tray of 40 Plug PlantsHabit: UprightEventual Height: 20-30cm (8-12")Eventual Spread: 20-25cm (8-10")Position: Sun or Partial ShadePrimary Flower Colour: MixedSuitable for Hanging Baskets? NoSuitable for Patio Containers? YesScented? Not ScentedPlant Type: Hardy AnnualBotanical name: Dianthus chinensis
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The most economical way to purchase your plants. Securely rooted, strong plants in mini-plugs of compost. Will need to be transplanted and grown on before planting out ready to flower. Tender varieties will need protecting from frost. Compost volume around 2.6cm deep x 1.8cm square. Foliage height 1.5cm-5cm (depending on variety). Full growing instructions are provided.
General Growing Advice
Using a good quality multi-purpose compost, pot up your plugs into 10cm pots. Once your plug plants have been potted on and labelled, water them in well and grow on for around 5-6 weeks. Water once the compost starts to dry out.
Add a slow release plant food like Miracle-Gro Slow Release All Purpose Plant Food to your compost which will give extra nutrients for strong and healthy plant growth.
Keep plants frost free until mid/late May and then harden off before being placed in their final positions when the risk of frost has passed in your area.
Water as necessary giving a liquid feed such as Neudorff Organic Plant Feed as instructed throughout the growing season.
***For packs of 20/40 plug plants gently remove the small plugs from the tray by pushing up from the bottom using a pencil.
Dianthus Specific Advice
Plant it in full to partial sun in fertile, well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil. Avoid soggy conditions and overwatering, as these may cause stem and root decay. Regular removal of faded flower stems encourages continued flowering. Dianthus Corona are great in beds and borders and make a delightful addition to containers.
These have been flowering profusely,particularly when I remember to dead-head! Love the bright splash of colour they make.
Plugs arrived in excellent condition. First time I have ordered plants on line, and I will definitely be doing it again using Brookside
As always from Brookside Nursery lovely plug plants that are packaged very well ensuring safe delivery.Best supplier I have found over the years, many thanks.
excellent plugs arrived in very good condition
They look very healthy and are well packed for delivery
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