Cottage Pinks Rainbow Loveliness HEIRLOOM Seeds

Cottage Pinks Rainbow Loveliness HEIRLOOM Seeds

Dianthus x hybridus

Item #1280

This plant will surely attract attention. In late spring, the lovely, blue-green mound of leaves is covered with masses of heavily fringed flowers creating a rainbow of color in white, pink, lilac, and rose. Some flowers may be bicolored or have contrasting eyes or rings. The sweet flowery scent is often compared to jasmine. Plants grow best in soils with good drainage. A wonderful choice for an old-fashioned cottage garden, cutting garden or perennial border.




Perennial

Full Sun

Blooms late spring

12”-18” tall

Days to Emerge:
5-10 days

Seed Depth:
1/4”

Seed Spacing:
A group of
6 seeds
every 8”

Thinning:
When 1/2” tall,
thin to 1
every 8”


When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost. Sow up until early summer for bloom the following year.

When to start inside: 8 to 10 weeks before average last frost.

Special germination instructions: Optimum germination temperature is 68° - 72° F. Keep soil moist but not soggy.

Artist: Tracy Wager



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