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Dianthus 'Candy Floss'

full sun
part shade
height 30cm
spread 40cm

Dianthus are back in vogue due to superior new varieties now being available. Offering nothing short of outstanding garden performance, 'Candy Floss' 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 'Candy Floss' 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 'Candy Floss' is recognised as a market leader. Another outstanding introduction from the world renowned dianthus breeder 'Whetman Pinks'. 'Candy Floss' has been recognised with a prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM) in the United Kingdom. In the judges words "The flowers are an outstanding colour, and the plants very floriferous with good strong stems and a neat habit." Plant alongside other members of the Scent First range for maximum impact.

Dianthus 'Candy Floss' has low water requirements, and is quite dry tolerant once established. Will benefit from an occasional soak during periods of extended heat. This low maintenance, easy to grow variety requires no special care. Pruning is generally not required, although removing spent flower heads will encourage further blooms. For optimum performance, apply a slow release fertiliser during early spring according to manufacturers directions.

• 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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