Dianthus Scent Raspberry Sundae

 

Wonderful pink flowers with crimped edges, slightly double scented flowers with a splash of raspberry in the centre. Later to flower than others in the range. Fantastic for patio planters where you can enjoy the perfume on warm summer evenings. Height x Spread: 28 x 30 cm.

 

 

Plant in well-drained acid-free soil in full sun. Improve soil with well-rotted manure or garden compost.

 

General Alpine Planting and care

  • Water the Alpine thoroughly and allow to drain fully
  • If the Alpine is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base Adding a bucketful of planting compost
  • Remove the pot gently, if the tree is well rooted cut off the pot
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in well
  • Water the Alpine and area thoroughly, then again at least once a week during the first growing season
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring