Dianthus 'Bridal Star'

I picked a small and hugely fragrant bunch of these for Valentine's Day this year and, having put them in a sheltered, well-drained spot, they have not stopped flowering all year. More
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I picked a small and hugely fragrant bunch of these for Valentine’s Day this year, and having put them in quite a sheltered, well-drained spot at the top of a retaining wall, realised they have not stopped flowering all year. Plus, they have a vase life of two weeks.

Genus Dianthus
Group/Species x caryophyllus
Variety Bridal Star
Type Perennial
Common Name English Garden Pink
Border Position Container Garden
Soil Type Alkaline, Neutral
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 45cm (18in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in a sunny spot with free-draining soil or grow in a container.
Care Tips Feed and water regularly until established. Deadhead to prolong flowering. Make sure soil is well drained and avoid winter wet which can be harmful to the plant.
Flowering May - October
Vase Life A very reliable and classic cut flower.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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