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Dianthus caryophyllus 'Raspberry Ripple' ™

Dianthus caryophyllus 'Raspberry Ripple' ™
Dianthus caryophyllus 'Raspberry Ripple' ™
Short code: 5290
Height: 60cm/24"
Description: Stunning double white flowers, picotee laced with rich red to raspberry shades. Scented. Makes a good cut flower. Ideal in garden borders.
Final garden height: 60cm (24 inches). Common name: Carnation
Sowing/Growing information
Sowing Sow from May to July for flowering plants in June the following year or sow in January for a late flowering crop in July/August. Using a 286 plug tray or slightly larger sized unit, sow on to the surface of a moist well drained seed sowing compost lightly cover the seed with vermiculite and propagate at 15 to 18C. Germination should take place after 2 weeks.
Growing Grow on the seedlings in a lightly shaded area until they are established and fill the tray. Pot on in late August - September in to 1 litre pots or put 3 plugs in to 2 or 3 litre pots. Over winter in a well ventilated unheated glasshouse or tunnel for sales the following March / April or for flowering plants ready to sell in early May to June.
Flowering Period July to September
Hardiness Hardy Perennial
Cropping 10-Jul
Zone us 6,7,8,9
Product Seeds
Genus Dianthus
Variety Raspberry Ripple
Cut Flowers YES
Scented YES
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