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Dianthus cruentus

Dianthus cruentus (Blood pink)

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
Hardy perennial
30cm to 60cm
Spread Rate
Mid Summer
Soil Type
Drained, Dry
Attractive to pollinators

Sue's Notes about Dianthus cruentus (Blood pink)

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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9cm pot 5.00   Buy  

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