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Dianthus carthusianorum

Common Name: German pink

Plant Family: Caryophyllaceae

Price:  £6.00
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HALF PRICE HARDY PERENNIALS when you order 4 or more

Availability:  

  

10 in stock

Quantity or Pot size:  9 cm pots


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/ Situation:  Dry or gravel garden
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  mediterranean
Suggested Use:  Cut Flower
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Scent:  Scented Flowers
Flower Colour:  Pink
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Running/spreading
Evergreen:  Yes
Drought Tolerant:  Yes
Soil Type:  dry or sandy soil
Soil PH:  Alkaline to Neutral
Bee and Butterfly:  Both


A great plant for hot dry summers. Wiry stems carry scented, bright magenta flowers from June-Sept. Ideal for a gravel garden, rockery, dry bank on sandy or chalky soils. Like sun and free draining soil. A semi-evergreen perennial which will gently seed itself around


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  

 

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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.