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Dianthus barbatus 'Indian Carpet Mixed'

Just £2.49

1 packet (400 dianthus seeds) £2.49 Despatch: within 24 hours
Description Sowing More Info Delivery
A dwarf compact variety with a very wide colour range and excellent for bedding. It can be treated either as a biennial or as a half hardy annual to produce flowers the same season usually in around 10 weeks from sowing. Flowers early summer. Often grown as a biennial, this short lived perennial is ideal for cottage garden borders, beds and containers. Height 6in.

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.


Cottage Gardens, Scented Gardens, Wildlife Gardens

Hardy

Full sun

15cm (5.9in)

30cm (11.8in)

1 Packet (400 Dianthus Seeds) (TT09026)

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Sowing Months Flowering Months

For flowering the following year sow thinly in well raked soil in late summer and transplant to their flowering positions in autumn,

For flowering the same year sow in early spring 1.5mm (1/16in) deep in John Innes Seed Compost. Germination usually takes 10-14 days at 13C (55F).

Transplant when large enough to handle into boxes. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for 10-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost, 15cm (6in) apart in a sunny spot on light well drained soil.

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