Dianthus cruentus

Dianthus cruentus

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Description

Tall erect stems bearing deep red flowers.

This variety pairs well with Saxifraga ‘Monarch’ which side by side give a great contrast of pure white and deep red flowers. With sturdy stems reaching up to 50cm this is a great border variety that also works well in containers.

Flowering: Spring-Summer

Hardiness: Hardy

Height: 40-50cm

Spread: 25cm

Further information:

Occasionally dead head old flowers otherwise this plant is self sufficient

Common Name: Blood pink

Life Cycle: perennial

Family: Caryophyllaceae

Foliage: linear / lanceolate

Basic Colour: ( red )

Flower Colour: red

Natural Flowering: May – July

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 50cm

Soil Requirements:  average / dry / well-drained / sandy

Soil ph:  alkaline / neutral

Location:  container / border / cottage garden / rock garden / Mediterranean

Usage: ornamental / bee food plant / attracts butterflies

Pruning: cut back after flowering

Tolerates: drought tolerant

Origin: Balkans

Additional information

Weight 250 g
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Description

Tall erect stems bearing deep red flowers.

This variety pairs well with Saxifraga ‘Monarch’ which side by side give a great contrast of pure white and deep red flowers. With sturdy stems reaching up to 50cm this is a great border variety that also works well in containers.

Flowering: Spring-Summer

Hardiness: Hardy

Height: 40-50cm

Spread: 25cm

Further information:

Occasionally dead head old flowers otherwise this plant is self sufficient

Common Name: Blood pink

Life Cycle: perennial

Family: Caryophyllaceae

Foliage: linear / lanceolate

Basic Colour: ( red )

Flower Colour: red

Natural Flowering: May – July

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 50cm

Soil Requirements:  average / dry / well-drained / sandy

Soil ph:  alkaline / neutral

Location:  container / border / cottage garden / rock garden / Mediterranean

Usage: ornamental / bee food plant / attracts butterflies

Pruning: cut back after flowering

Tolerates: drought tolerant

Origin: Balkans

Additional information

Weight 250 g
Climate

Flowering season

,

Height

Planting area

,

Position

, ,

Flower Colour

17 reviews for Dianthus cruentus

4.9
Based on 17 reviews
5 star
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4 star
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  1. Janet Hopkins (verified owner)

    Good sized plants promptly delivered.

  2. Linda McWilliam (verified owner)

  3. Susan (verified owner)

    Service and plants all first class

  4. Pamela Rose (verified owner)

  5. Carolyn Carey (verified owner)

    Plenty of buds looking foreword to them opening

  6. Helen (verified owner)

  7. Rachel Johnston (verified owner)

  8. Mary C. (verified owner)

    Healthy plant

  9. Sandra (verified owner)

    Looks really healthy, not flowered yet due to time of year which is why I didn’t give it a 5

  10. Fatima Araujo (verified owner)

  11. Linda (verified owner)

    Plants in very good condition and well packed in a slotted cardboard box. The pots were secured in place with easily removable tape on arrival. Notification of hour slot delivery time I found very useful. I await to see how these healthy looking plants develop.

  12. Richard Pearson (verified owner)

  13. Anonymous (verified owner)

  14. Maria B. (verified owner)

    Again brilliant service , delivered on time and in very good healthy condition , looking forward to seeing them grow Thank you

  15. Susan B. (verified owner)

    Strong looking plant

  16. Toots (verified owner)

    Very strong and healthy

  17. Theodora (verified owner)

    very healthy plants

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