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Dianthus hybrida Viva Magenta

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Dianthus hybrida Viva Magenta Carnation, Sweet William,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting, Groundcovers, Shrubs Dense, Rounded, Upright

This easy to grow and hardy perennial is more commonly known as a Carnation. Dark pink frilled flowers appear on stems during the warmer months. A great choice for adding fragrance & colour to entertainment areas, containers, small gardens or spaces. Great cut flower. Grows approx. 30cm H x 30cm W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Any Any

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Formal Garden, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Playgrounds, Rockery, Roundabouts / Splitters, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Thrips

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Caryophyllaceae Africa

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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