The Dianthus should be planted in the sun. Water regularly so that the soil around the roots does not dry out. They don't tolerate overly wet soil well.
|Latin name:||Dianthus caryophyllus 'Granadin'|
|Delivery type:||Supplied as bare-rooted plant|
|Guarantee:||6 months growth and flowering guarantee|
|Preferred location:||Sun, Half shadow|
|Leafs all year:||No|
|Flowering:||June - August|
|Growing Height:||40 - 50 cm|
|Planting distance:||20 - 30 cm|
Dianthus caryophyllus ‘Grenadin’ grows best in the garden. Dig a spacious planting hole and loosen the soil. Improve poor garden soil by mixing it with compost and granulated cow manure. Put the root ball of the garden carnations at the right depth in the planting hole. The top of the root ball should be just below the ground level. Fill the planting hole with soil and press firmly. Water immediately after planting. Dianthus caryophyllus ‘Grenadin’ grows and flowers well in a spot in full sun in loose, well-drained soil.
Dianthus caryophyllus ‘Grenadin’ is an easy to cultivate perennial that requires little maintenance. Water regularly so the earth around the roots does not dry out. They do not tolerate soil that is too wet. Cut away faded flower stems completely to encourage and extend the flowering period. The flowering will continue the whole summer.
The firm flower stems of Dianthus caryophyllus ‘Grenadin’ support deliciously fragrant flowers. Every filled flower resembles a miniature rose. The colours vary from white to soft pink, orange red, dark pink and deep red. The grassy leaves are blue green and remain rather low.