Long flowering

Beautifully fragrant, hardy and easy to grow

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Dianthus 'Slap n Tickle'

full sun
part shade
frost hardy
height 30cm
spread 40cm

Dianthus are back in vogue due to superior new varieties now being available. Offering nothing short of outstanding garden performance, 'Slap n Tickle' hails from decades of specialised dianthus breeding. As part of the Scent First Collection, this variety delivers everything we love about 'garden pinks', including fantastic colour and fragrance but with the real bonus of long term garden results. By adding 'Slap n Tickle' to your garden you will be creating impressive garden displays with minimal effort. Whilst it rewards you with gorgeous colour and whimsical perfume, it will also thrive under a wide range of garden conditions. Compact habit, strong flower stems and masses of blooms are why 'Slap n Tickle' is recognised as a market leader. Mid pink, frilled flowers appear on short stems from late winter right through spring and again in autumn. Another outstanding introduction from the world renowned dianthus breeder 'Whetman Pinks'.

Dianthus ' Slap 'n Tickle' is a low maintenance, easy to grow variety. Water requirements are low once established, requiring only an occasional deep soak in periods of extended heat. Pruning is generally not required however removing spent flower heads will encourage further blooms. Apply a slow release fertiliser during early spring for optimum results.

• Fragrance & colour for entertainment areas • Containers • Small gardens or spaces • Edging for pathways or gardenbeds • General garden use • Cut flower for posies • Rockeries

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