Dianthus cruentus

Regular price $5.95

Tax included.

Seeds per packet : 40

Delicate in appearance, this hardy perennial is a fabulous option for a splash of colour in dry or gravel gardens and is easy to grow. The blue-green, grassy foliage is evergreen and the clusters of vivid scarlet flowers are held above the plant on wire like stems. 

Common nameBlood Carnation
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Type : Perennial
Position : Full Sun
Soil requirements : Dry/Well Drained
Height : 60cm
Spread : 30cm

Sowing method : Transplant 
When to sow : Winter or Early Spring
Depth : Surface sow and cover lightly
Germination : 14-21 days 
Ideal germination temperature : 20°C

Plant spacing : 30cm
Flowers : December - February