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Type: Perennial
Seed #: 538
Common Name: Dianthus - Rainbow Loveliness  
Latin Name: floriferous dianthus
Variety: Rainbow Loveliness
Colour: Mixed
Temperature: 18C - 22C (64F - 72F) (Zone 2)
Zone: 2
Blooms: June to September
Site: Zone 3 +
Height: 30cm - 45cm (12" - 18")
Spread: 10cm - 40cm (4" - 16")
Seeds per pack: 0
Price: $0.00
Plant these to encourage birds and butterflies to visit your garden frequently. This plant produces amazing cutflower. This plant is deer resistant. This plant is scented.
Attracts
Butterflies
Great
Cutflower
Deer
Resistant
Scented



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Dianthus - Rainbow Loveliness


Notes: Frilly, fragrant and delicate but so easy to grow. Produces beautiful scented fairy-like flowers in its first year but its true show is in its second and subsequent years when it encompasses your garden in a heavenly scent. Gorgeous in bouquets.


Instructions: Sow 2 cm deep indoors for an early start and more blooms in the first year. Can be direct sown in Spring well after the last frost has passed. Germination is 5 to 14 days.


History: Native mainly to Europe and Asia, with a few species extending south to North Africa, and even one species (D. repens) in arctic North America. Dianthus and was cited by the Greek botanist Theophrastus. The colour pink is said to be named after the flowers frilled edge. The verb "to pink" dates from the 14th century and means "to decorate with a perforated pattern.


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Foxglove Mix - This variety produces spires of white and pink tubular florets with vividly speckled throats. Flowers 1st year from early sowing fall sowing. Plants are hardy biennials. Useful in a wildflower garden as it self-sows easily. Ancients founded the medicinal uses that are still used today in the treatment of heart problems. Hummingbirds love the early and late blooms. Cut flowering stems down to the ground to encourage second spikes.   Yellow Foxglove - Foxglove produces spires of large yellow  tubular florets with speckled throats. Flowers 1st year from early sowing. Plants are hardy biennials.Useful as cut-flower or wild flowers. Self sowing.   Bergamont Bee Balm Mix - This a mix of two varieties of a spreading plant that has a great aroma. Sprinkle its leaves and flowers in fruit salads. Good plant for poor, well-drained soil. It has a unique flowering habit, funky seed heads which makes it a gorgeous as a cut flower. Butterflies and hummingbirds love this plant and it is drought tolerant and deer resistant.
Foxglove Mix   Yellow Foxglove   Bergamont Bee Balm Mix
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