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Dianthus deltoides 'Micro Chips'CarnationMaiden Pink

Hardy Perennial

What is Hardy Perennial?
A plant that lives for more than two years.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

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A true first year flowering perennial Dianthus

Very quick to bloom

Smothered in a spectacular mixture

Don't forget to check out ourEdible Flowers Guide

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Height Up to 20cm (7.9in)
Spread Up to 30cm (11.8in)

Hardy Perennial

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Full sun

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Description
A true first year flowering perennial Dianthus that is very quick to bloom. Dwarf deep green foliage, soon becomes smothered in a spectacular mixture of dainty serrated edged flowers. Stunning in containers, used as ground cover at the front of borders or added to rockeries. Height: 15-20cm.

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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1 packet (80 dianthus seeds) (25867)

Sowing
Sow February to April. Sow seed on the surface of lightly firmed, moist seed compost in pots or trays and cover with a fine sprinkling of compost or vermiculite. Keep at a temperature of between 18-20ºC (64-68ºF). After sowing, do not exclude light as this helps germination. Keep the surface of the compost moist but not waterlogged; germination usually takes 14-30 days.
Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into trays or 7.5cm (3in) pots. Gradually acclimatise plants to cooler conditions for a few weeks before planting out after all risk of frost, 30cm (12in) apart.
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For best results, provide any ordinary, well-drained soil in full sun.

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