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Dianthus (Mixed)

Genus: Dianthus.

Species: Dianthus barbatus.

These Dianthus are of medium height,suitable for mixed or herbaceous borders. They are grown for their midsummer flowers, which are good for cutting. Each flower stem bears five or more double flowers to 3in across, with no fewer than 25 petals. These may be one color only or often white petals margined and striped in strong colors. Ideal in well drained, neutral to alkaline soil enriched with well-rotted manure or compost; apply a balanced fertilizer in spring. Plant in full sun. Deahhead to prolong flowering and maintain a compact plant habit.

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