Dianthus 'Chianti' (Dianthus deltoides hybrida 'Chianti')
Dianthus deltoides hybrida 'Chianti'
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'Chianti' ~ 'Chianti' is a low growing, compact, evergeen perennial with linear, grey-green leaves and scented, large, double, deep maroon flowers with white pictoee edges in early summer until late summer.
Plant under glass in a loam-based potting compost in bright filtered light with good ventilation at 7 to 10 °C. Likes low humidity and full light in winter. During the growing season water and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser every 10 days.
Containers, Flower Arranging, Greenhouse
Chalky, Sandy, Loamy
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
South, East, West
Exposed or Sheltered
Tender in frost (H3)
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