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Dianthus allwoodii Candy Floss

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Wantirna
B12
Size: 14cm
Available: 9
$/Unit (EX GST): $10.50 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $11.55 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Dianthus allwoodii Candy Floss Allwood Pinks, Carnation,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Rounded

Description:
Dianthus Candy Floss is a beautifully fragrant perennial, easy to grow and exceptionally hardy. A compact form with stunning double pink flowers which age to darker pink edges as the bloom matures. Each petal is neatly toothed creating a very striking look. This variety also has unusually grey leaves which set off the flowers beautifully. The fragrance is best described as simply intoxicating, making Dianthus Candy Floss a delight to enjoy on a warm summer evening. Flower petals are edible. Grows approx 30cm tall x 40cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Bush Tucker, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Edible Garden, Feature, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Caryophyllaceae Europe

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: High
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