- 1 x Dianthus caryophyllus
|Botanical name||Dianthus caryophyllus|
|Preferred Soil||Any soil|
|Fully grown in||2 years|
|Mature width||10cm - 20cm|
How to take care of Dianthus caryophyllus
Upon receipt: water the root balls well. Good drainage is essential for winter hardiness. plants perform best in areas with cool summers. Divide clumps every second spring, or plant new to maintain vigor. Plant in full sun or light shade. Once established, should grow well with few problems but never let the soil dry out. In the growing season you can add a general purpose fertilizer. Keep them well weeded, or apply a 2-3 inch layer of mulch for a tidy appearance.
Dianthus caryophyllus is mildly toxic to both cats and dogs.
For additional instructions see product packaging.