Dianthus Sugar Plum

Height 30cm
Spread 40cm
Full sun
Full sun/Part Shade
Dry Tolerant
Botanical Name: Dianthus Sugar Plum

Variety Profile

Beautifully fragrant this easy to grow and hardy perennial is more commonly known as 'garden pinks'. A compact form with  mid pink, frilled flowers highlighted with cherry central markings appear during autumn and spring. Buds are also an attractive plum colour.

Cultural Care

Low water requirements. Once established, quite dry tolerant requiring only occasional long soaks during extended periods of heat.
Low maintenance and easy to grow. Pruning generally not required although removing spent flower heads encourages more profuse flowering. Apply a slow release fertiliser during early spring for optimum performance.

Plant Uses

  • Fragrance & colour for entertainment areas
  • Containers
  • Small Gardens
  • Edging
  • General garden use
  • Cut flower for posies

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