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Dianthus Plants


Dianthus plants, also known as carnations, pinks and sweet Williams, fill gardens with their delightful fragrance. Try growing some of the more unusual types - our range includes green-flowered varieties, as well as the more traditional favourites.



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Dianthus barbatus 'Mixed' (Garden Ready)

Sweet William

  • The fast-track to a hassle-free garden - just plant, water and enjoy!
  • Quality plants delivered to your door, hardened off and ready to plant out
  • Fully-grown, super-robust, healthy plants

Our garden ready plants are selected for garden performance, straight from the nursery. We send them to you 'green' ahead of flowering (but please note some varieties may show a few blooms), which means plants will establish quickly and all their energy goes into producing better roots, so they produce more flowers throughout the season.


Enjoy the sweet clove like fragrance of this cottage garden favourite with the minimum of effort. This traditional mix of Sweet Williams combines a fabulous range of pinks, reds and white including solid shades and bicolours for a real tapestry of colour. Dianthus barbartus 'Mixed' carries its large clusters of flowers upon short, compact plants that make superb bedding. Often grown as a biennial, this short lived perennial is ideal for beds and borders. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 25cm (10").


Culinary note: Use the clove like tasting petals for adding to cakes, either for flavour or decorating, suitable for soups, salads and sauces too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

 

Garden ready special offer
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    • 30 dianthus garden ready plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2016
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    • £14.99

Dianthus 'Gran's Favourite'

Carnation, Pink

This well loved RHS AGM variety is as popular as ever for its white blooms with raspberry picotee edges. The clove scented flowers of Dianthus 'Gran's Favourite' are produced in abundance above a carpet of silvery green foliage. With such a prolific flowering period there will be plenty of blooms to spare for a vase indoors. This super little Pink is perfectly hardy and a makes a lovely addition to the front of cottage garden borders. Height and spread: 40cm (16").


Culinary note: Use the clove like tasting petals for adding to cakes, either for flavour or decorating, suitable for soups, salads and sauces too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 5 dianthus Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2016
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    • £9.99 £7.99
    • 10 dianthus Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2016
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    • £14.99 £12.99

Dianthus 'Ever-blooming Mixed' (Hardy)

Carnation

Strong upright stems carry large ruffled blooms in a vibrant mix of red, orange, yellow and pink carnations. These hardy perennial dianthus are cottage garden essentials. The fragrant carnation flowers are excellent for cutting for a bright display indoors. Perfectly proportioned for the front of sunny borders where their mounds of silvery green foliage remain evergreen throughout the year. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 40cm (16").

 

Culinary note: Dianthus flowers are edible.

Culinary note: Use the clove like tasting petals for adding to cakes, either for flavour or decorating, suitable for soups, salads and sauces too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 6 dianthus plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2016
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    • £5.99
    • 72 dianthus plug plants

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    • Double up 36 to 72 for £5 extra  
    • £15.99
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Dianthus 'Festival Mixed' (Garden Ready)

Sweet William

  • The fast-track to a hassle-free garden - just plant, water and enjoy!
  • Quality plants delivered to your door, hardened off and ready to plant out
  • Fully-grown, super-robust, healthy plants

Our garden ready plants are selected for garden performance, straight from the nursery. We send them to you 'green' ahead of flowering (but please note some varieties may show a few blooms), which means plants will establish quickly and all their energy goes into producing better roots, so they produce more flowers throughout the season.


We're bringing strong scent to the autumn garden with this vibrant mix of Sweet Williams. Dianthus 'Festival Mixed' brings together a selection of traditional solid shades and bicolour blooms to catch the eye, all picked for their sweet clove-like fragrance that will fill your patio with perfume this autumn.

Winter hardy and tolerant of summer extremes, this hardy mix comes into its own during the cooler autumn weather, picking up the baton just when your summer performers are starting to lag behind. Even the first frosts won't stop this top-performing mix, so expect colour and scent well into winter. A must have for extending the season of colour in your garden. Height and spread: 25cm (10").

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Culinary note: Use the clove like tasting petals for adding to cakes, either for flavour or decorating, suitable for soups, salads and sauces too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

 

Garden ready special offer
More info
    • 30 dianthus garden ready plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2016
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    • £14.99

Dianthus barbatus 'Mixed'

A cottage garden favourite with the sweetest perfume! Clusters of flowers in shades of white, pink and mauve are produced in summer on stiff upright stems. The fragrant blooms of Sweet William 'Messenger' are particularly attractive to bees and make a superb cut flower for a vase indoors. Often grown as a biennial, this short lived perennial is ideal for cottage garden borders, beds and containers. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 30cm (12").

Culinary note: Use the clove like tasting petals for adding to cakes, either for flavour or decorating, suitable for soups, salads and sauces too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

 

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    • 72 dianthus plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2016
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    • £14.99

Dianthus 'Diane' (Large Plant)

Carnation, Pink

Garden Pinks are evergreen and will last for many years in the garden. Plants are tough, resilient and weatherproof, and love a position in sun, and can cope with neglect. Dianthus are particuarly useful in difficult areas such as slopes or dry gardens.

Pinks produce an endless supply of fragrant blooms over a long summer period; make sure you enjoy them indoors as cut flowers too. Dianthus 'Diane' is known for its rosy-pink, double flowers, with a rich clove scent. Height and Spread: 50cm (20").


Culinary note: Use the clove like tasting petals for adding to cakes, either for flavour or decorating, suitable for soups, salads and sauces too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

 

Lifetime Guarantee on Hardy Plants Large Potted Plant Special Offer
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    • 1 x 12cm potted dianthus plant

    • Despatch: By end of April 2017
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 12cm potted dianthus plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2017
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    • £16.99

Dianthus 'Haytor White' (Large Plant)

Carnation

This well loved evergreen RHS AGM variety is as popular as ever for its simple white, fringed blooms. The clove scented flowers of Dianthus 'Haytor White' are produced in abundance above a carpet of silvery green foliage.

With such a prolific flowering period there will be plenty of blooms to spare for a vase indoors. This super little Pink is perfectly hardy and a makes a lovely addition to the front of cottage garden borders. Height and spread: 40cm (16").


Culinary note: Use the clove like tasting petals for adding to cakes, either for flavour or decorating, suitable for soups, salads and sauces too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

 

Lifetime Guarantee on Hardy Plants Large Potted Plant Special Offer
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    • 1 x 12cm potted dianthus plant

    • Despatch: By end of April 2017
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    • £9.99
    • 2 x 12cm potted dianthus plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2017
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    • £16.99

Dianthus barbatus 'Sweet'

Sweet William

  • Summer-flowering Sweet Williams!

Enjoy these delightfully fragrant Sweet Williams all summer long! Clusters of sweetly scented flowers in shades of red, white and purple are borne atop stiff upright stems from June through to September. Superb for cutting for a vase indoors, the vibrant flowers of Dianthus barbatus 'Sweet' are also attractive to bees. Often grown as a biennial, this short lived perennial is ideal for cottage garden beds and borders. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12").


Culinary note: Use the clove like tasting petals for adding to cakes, either for flavour or decorating, suitable for soups, salads and sauces too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 6 dianthus plug plants

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    • £5.99
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    • 24 dianthus plug plants

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    • £14.99
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    • 48 dianthus plug plants

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Dianthus 'Scents of Summer Pink Peony'

Pink, Carnation

  • T&M Exclusive
  • We've put the scent back into garden carnations!

Part of the 'Scents of Summer' series, Dianthus 'Pink Peony' is the pick of the bunch. The crested magenta blooms have a deep, rich fragrance, just like the old fashioned varieties, but with modern vigour and strong garden performance which continues throughout the season. Look forward to an abundance of strong stemmed blooms from this hardy garden pink, which make superb cut flowers. Perfect for edging pathways and borders or brightening up patio containers with long lasting colour. Height and spread: 30cm (12").


Culinary note: Use the clove like tasting petals for adding to cakes, either for flavour or decorating, suitable for soups, salads and sauces too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 5 dianthus Postiplug plants

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    • £12.99
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    • 10 dianthus Postiplug plants

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    • £25.98 £17.99
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Dianthus 'Scents of Summer Collection'

Pink, Carnation

  • T&M Exclusive

Immerse your senses in Dianthus 'Scents of Summer Mixed'! We've hand selected a range of modern dianthus plants to offer bright colours, strong garden performance and multi-flowering stems, while retaining the vintage spicy fragrance of garden pinks. The extreme flower power of these hardy perennials means you'll enjoy 100s of cut flower blooms through the summer, every year, with plenty left on the plants to keep them looking good in the garden. Height and spread: 30cm (12").


Culinary note: Use the clove like tasting petals for adding to cakes, either for flavour or decorating, suitable for soups, salads and sauces too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 5 dianthus Postiplug plants

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    • £9.99 £4.99
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    • 10 dianthus Postiplug plants

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    • £14.99 £7.49
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    • 20 dianthus Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of October 2016
    • SAVE £12.50  
    • £24.99 £12.49

Dianthus 'Circus Clowns'

Carnation, Pink

The cheery red and white blooms of this border carnation bring a bit of fun and frivolity to the garden whether you set them in large containers or plant them out in open ground. The marbled flowerheads exude a sweet perfume that you'll struggle to sniff out at your local florists, who choose their blooms by colour. Indeed you'll never have to visit a florist again for this cut flower favourite! Our carnation plants are perfect for home cut-flower production, you'll be filling a fresh vase at least once a week from July to September. Grow Carnation 'Circus Clown' in pots in the greenhouse for out of season blooms through winter too. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 20cm (8").

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 1 x 7cm potted dianthus plant

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    • 2 x 7cm potted dianthus plants

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Dianthus 'Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow'

Carnation, Pink

  • The perfect patio pink!!
  • Ever-changing flower colours!
  • Heavenly scent

Unlike many modern carnations, these stunning Dianthus plants haven't forsaken fragrance for flower colour. Dianthus 'Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow' offers both heavenly scent and vibrant blooms, and their compact, dwarf habit makes them the perfect option of patio containers where you can enjoy their season-long performance up close and personal. The fragrant flowers go through an ever-changing colour cycle, opening as a rich pink, fading though salmon and ending a blush pink bringing at least four months of colour from June to September. Amazing little plants for long-lasting colour in any garden! Height and spread: 25cm (10").


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 5 dianthus pencil plug plants

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    • £9.99 £7.99
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    • 10 dianthus pencil plug plants

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    • £17.99 £12.99
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