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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. I planted three plants on our scree garden here in 2012 and all three are growing well.

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9cm pot 4.50   Buy  

Prices
All prices are shown in UK Pounds and include VAT where applicable. All items are subject to our money-back guarantee. We can deliver to most addresses in mainland UK but we cannot deliver overseas. Delivery charges are calculated according to the number of plants ordered, as follows:
 
1 to 4 plants, 4.95
5 to 9 plants, 6.95
10 to 20 plants, 9.95
21 to 50 plants, 15.00
51+ plants, POA
 
Postage for orders consisting only of seeds are charged at the reduced rate of 1.50 per order. Postage on gift vouchers is free of charge. For large orders, (more than 50 plants), we will send you confirmation of plant availability and delivery charges before you pay, and we will email you a link so that you can pay online once you know what the final total will be.