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Dianthus - 'Red Star' (Dianthus, Pink)

Type Herbaceous flower, Alpine, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Spreading clump
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours Red Flowers (Summer early), Grey Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage


Strengths of Dianthus :

  • Scented blossom
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils

Design & Plant Use for Dianthus :

  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
  • Low growing alpine plant flourishing in a dry sunny location
  • Ideal for informal cottage garden style planting
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Common Missspellings: Deanthus, Dianthes

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