Dianthus Seeds, Rainbow Loveliness Mix

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Dianthus, Rainbow Loveliness Mix ,soft, feathery . Cut flower and romance gardens. Perennials, ideal for the beginning gardener.”
Maiden Pinks
USDA Zone: 2-9
This beautiful Dianthus is an antique variety that has been rescued from oblivion. Plants are loaded with deeply fringed flowers that exude a perfume-like fragrance reminiscent of carnation, jasmine and rose scents. The large flowers come in a mixture of lilac, rose, carmine, white and purple. Many flowers are bicolored or have contrasting rings. This variety is a natural addition to old-fashioned, cut flower and romance gardens.
very pretty and unusual-looking Dianthus. Unique blooms with deeply cut petals give Dianthus 'Rainbow Loveliness Improved Mixed' a soft, feathery appearance. These pretty, eye-catching pinks have a strong, sweet fragrance that makes them a delightful cut flower for a vase indoors. Compact and hardy, they will quickly form attractive clumps at the front of borders, or try planting them in containers for a low maintenance display on the patio. Dianthus 'Rainbow Loveliness Improved Mixed' will flower in its first year
GROWING TIP
For early blooms, sow Dianthus seeds indoors 6 - 8 weeks before frost season is over. Use sterile starter mix and sow seeds on the surface. Barely cover Dianthus seeds with soil. Transplant seedlings when temperatures have warmed. Or sow Dianthus flower seed directly outside after frost season has passed and soil temperatures are warming to a minimum of 40 degrees or warmer. Broadcast flower seed and lightly rake in to the soil no more than 1/8th deep and keep flower seed moist until germination.
Additional Information

Groundcover Specifications
Season: Perennial
USDA Zones: 3 - 9
Height: 8 inches
Bloom Season: Spring and summer
Bloom Color:mix
Environment: Full sun
Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 6.0 - 7.2
Deer Resistant: Yes

Planting Directions
Temperature: 68F
Average Germ Time: 14 - 28 days
Light Required: Yes
Depth: Do not cover the seed but tightly press into the soil
Sowing Rate: Approximately 5000 seeds covers 100 square feet
Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
Plant Spacing: 12 inches
Note: For detailed directions for indoor

Materials: balcony,shaden area,ground,cover,easy to grow,Containers,Hanging Baskets,window boxes,garden beds,dcontinuous color,Dianthus Seeds,Sweet William Mix,Winter hardy

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