Dianthus Pink Jewel description
Pink, semi-double, fragrant flowers in spring and then again in the autumn.
Trim off old flower stems to create a possible second flush of flowers.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.
How easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a border, containers, hanging over a wall, or by a patio and is fairly easy if given well drained soil.
Common name: Pink Jewel Pink.
The best position in the garden:
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, it will fill a small space.
What type of soil:
Well drained soil, also tolerates chalky soil.
How much moisture:
Normal, or dryish stony.
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Size of plant:
Height 10 cm.
Spread 30 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 10 plants per square metre.
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