A nice mix from Nice for your summer garden! Compact size perfect for pots, windowboxes, and the front of garden beds; and still tall enough to cut for the home. Informal pink-style blooms in a range of sweet colours including red, pink, white, and some stripes and picotees.
Dianthus caryophyllus 'Enfante de Nice' mix - carnation
DESCRIPTION:Double clove-scented flowers and fine grey-green foliage. This variety is a compact size ideal for pots. PLANTING: Spring and Autumn at 15-20C; Summer everywhere but the centre and top end. Sow seeds into pots containing seed raising mix, gently press into soil and keep moist. Thin seedlings when plants have 2-4 leaves, plant in free-draining soil in a full sun location for best flowering. CARE: Water seedlings regularly until established and continue to provide water especially during dry spells. Mulch plants to keep the shallow roots cool in summer. For and extra flush of flowers, remove spent blooms, trim lightly and feed with liquid fertiliser. Protect from frost.