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Dianthus Roselly

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Pink

Perfect for a smaller garden

Neat, compact pinks the Roselly series produce masses of semi to double flowers in shades of red, pink, purple and salmon that will scent the air with a wonderful fragrance. They make good cut flowers too.

Where?

They love the sun and is perfect for edging a border, in a rock garden or for a container.

How?

Easy to grow in a well-drained soil, they do especially well in chalky soils. Place some coarse grit or sand in the base of the planting hole if your soil is heavy and wet in winter. Use a good quality potting compost for container growing. Remove faded flowers to encourage re-blooming.

Plant details


In depth plant information

Property Value
Plant type Perennial herbaceous
Flower colour
Foliage colour
Typically available April - September
Season of interest Summer
Flowering May - June
Evergreen Yes
Plant height 115 cm - 150 cm
Plant width 15 cm - 20 cm
Fragrant flowers No
Attracts bees No
Attracts butterflies No
Plant height in 5 years 130 cm
Hardiness zone (?) H5

Will perform best in these conditions

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Soil type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Light exposure Full sun
Soil drainage Well drained
Planting instructions

Water the plant in its pot thoroughly before planting – give it a good soaking. Prepare the area by digging a hole twice the size of the pot. Dig compost into the base of the hole. Remove the pot and position the plant in the hole, with the top of the rootball about level with the surrounding soil. Refill the planting hole with a mixture of garden soil and compost, firming as you go. Water in well and keep well watered during the plant's first year.

Planting site Patio container, Cottage garden, Informal garden, Coastal or drought resistant, Garden edging, Flower border and beds, Banks and slopes

Typically available

From April to September