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botanical name:
Dianthus 'Gran's Favourite'
Dianthus 'Gran's Favourite' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Pink
family:  Caryophyllaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 0.40m
width: 0.40m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: blue-green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Double, clove scented flowers of white with laced deep pink and mauve margins and mauve centres, held on short stems above mounds of blue-green foliage.

cultivation:
Well drained, neutral to alkaline soil in full sun. Dislikes high humidity. Drought tolerant once established.
Deadhead to tidy and prolong flowering.

propagation:
From cuttings.

other notes:
Modern Pink.
RHS AGM
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