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Dianthus cruentus

Clusters of deepest red flowers held on airy stems above grassy foliage. Thrives in poor, well drained soil in full sun. Dislikes wet, cold, heavy soils. Height to 60cm.

At a glance

Common Name
Blood pink
Type
Hardy perennial
Height
30cm to 60cm
Colour
Red
Spread Rate
Moderate
Flowering
Mid Summer
Soil Type
Drained, Dry
Aspect
Sun
Pollination
Attractive to pollinators

Sue's Notes

This plant shone out of Cleve West's Chelsea show garden in 2011 and I've been determined to add it to our stock list ever since. It can be short lived in wet years but produces seed, so collect it and sow in spring.

 
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