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Dianthus Gaiety Mixed Colors Heirloom

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Dianthus, Gaiety Mixed Colors

Item 131

Dianthus chinensis. Annual. 

Height: 12″ (30cm)

Lightly scented flowers come in white, pink, red, and bi-colors. Compact plants produce an abundance of delightfully fragrant blossoms for cheery summer bouquets. Popular in flower borders and in patio pots.

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Spacing: 1″ (3cm)

Sprouts In: 7-10 days

Thinning: 4″ (10cm)

Sow in a location with full sun, or light shade in hot climates, in spring after all danger of frost has passed. Dianthus is not fussy about soil. Keep young plants evenly moist and well weeded until established.

May perform as a perennial in mild climates. Keep flowers cut to encourage more blossoms.