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Dianthus superbus

Every flower is a slightly different variation on white and pink, the ragged-lace fringes looking en masse almost as if the plant had been out all night in a frost and had emerged coated in crystal.
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200 seeds

5 seedlings

10 seedlings

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Biennial or Short-lived Perennial
Position
Border (Front)
Soil
Neutral - Alkaline
Flowers
June - August
Height
45cm (18in)
Common name
Fringed Pink
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
Sow under cover in spring, covering seed only very thinly as some light is needed for germination. Pot up and grow on for planting out in late spring or early summer.

Description

Every flower is a slightly different variation on white and pink, the ragged-lace fringes looking en masse almost as if the plant had been out all night in a frost and had emerged coated in crystal. Knock-you-dead scent.

Care Tips

This is a fairly short lived perennial but will self-sow.