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Dianthus plumarius 'Sonata'

Carnation, Pink

Hardy Perennial

Flowering all summer with very double, fragrant classic cottage garden pinks. Flowers 16-18 weeks from sowing.

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.

Ideal For:
patio, cottage gardens, scented gardens, cut flower garden
Flowering Period:
May, June, July, August, September
Sowing Months:
February, March, April, May, June, July
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (30 dianthus seeds)

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    • Despatch: Within 1 days
    • £1.69
Sow in trays, pots, etc of good seed compost in a propagator or warm place to maintain an optimum temperature of 65-70F (18-20C). Sow in well drained compost, just covering the seed with compost. Sowing Time: February to July. Germination usually takes 14-30 days.

Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3in) pots. Acclimatise young plants to outdoor conditions before planting out 30cm (12in) apart in full sun.

Prefers a rich, light, well drained soil.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above.

Despatch: Within 24 hours applies to orders placed online from Sunday to Thursday. Orders placed online on Friday or Saturday will be despatched on Monday. Please note that for Bank Holiday weekends, orders placed Friday to Sunday will be despatched on Tuesday.

Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


Please see our Delivery / P&P page for further details and details of any surcharges that may apply to certain destinations.

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