Botanical name: Dianthus carophyllus
Plant type: Herb. perennial
Flowers: Early to mid Sum.
Height: Spray-1m. Sims-1.2m.
Depth & spacing: Plant with the 'crown' level with the soil surface &
Soil: Rich with excellent drainage (raised beds are ideal).
Ideal aspect: Full sun
Climate: Cool to sub-tropics.
Watering: Keep soil moist.
Fertiliser: Use well rotted manure or a slow release fertiliser.
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