Dianthus 'Angel of Grace'

Dianthus 'Angel of Grace'

A graceful choice.

 
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Semi double deep pink flowers with flashes of red in the centre and along the edges of the petals. A graceful choice with almost never ending blooms.

Enjoy an abundance of perfumed, single and semi double flowers crowding the compact, mounding, evergreen, silver foliage for many months. The flowers are weatherproof and the plant has excellent disease resistance.

Quick to establish with vigorous growth it is an asset in the garden or a pot.

The Dianthus Scent from Heaven series is a top-notch new plant selection with plenty of flower power. They were developed in New Zealand by Dr Keith Hammet and are a revolution in the world of the Old Fashioned Pinks. The fragrance is rich and sweet with notes of cloves and spice. They can flower almost year round. In cold climates they will slow right down over the cool months and you will have a tidy clump of narrow, soft foliage.

Dianthus grow best in moderately fertile to humus rich, well drained soil. They thrive in full sun, though, in warmer climates it is a good idea to protect them from the hot afternoon rays.

Water in well, then once established they become dry tolerant. Amenable across a huge temperature range, from -20 to the high 30’s. Don’t allow them to be too wet over winter.

The regular cutting of flowers promotes healthy growth and encourage more booms. You should add some fertiliser during the flowering season for best blooms.

The botanical name Dianthus is from the Greek; Dios for god and anthos for flower: God’s Flower.


Supplied as: Pots
Size: 10 cm

Code

DADAG

Botantical name

Dianthus deltoides

Height

10-25cm

Width

20-30cm

Flowers

Spring to winter

Climate

Cool to Sub-Tropical

Availability

Australia wide

Frost hardiness

Fully Hardy

Aspect

Full Sun to Semi Shade

Supplied as

Pots

Size

10 cm

Water needs

1