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Dianthus Sweet William Gem
Dianthus Sweet William Gem
Dianthus Sweet William Gem
Dianthus Sweet William Gem
Dianthus Sweet William Gem
Dianthus Sweet William Gem
Dianthus Sweet William Gem
Dianthus Sweet William Gem

Dianthus Sweet William 'Gem'

Fabulous colour, month after month!
Grows to
Grows To
25 cm
25 cm
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60 Medium Plugs
Item: 401164
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25 cm
60 Medium Plugs - Item: 401164
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  • These gorgeous flowers will brighten up your garden during autumn and winter.
  • Beautiful blooms of red, pink, purple and white are set against luscious green foliage.
  • Its compact and dwarf growing habit makes it ideal for your beds and borders.
  • Plant your dianthus in a sunny spot where they can thrive!
  • Delivered as a pack of 60 plugs, ready to pot on and plant out.
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Create a display that will leave visitors to your garden speechless by using this prolific, but striking, flowering Dianthus Gem.
Boasting a compact and dwarf growing habit, this will produce a mix of red, pink, purple and white blooms, which sets well off the contrasting green foliage.
This is an ideal choice for your beds and borders and will particularly enjoy a sunny spot in your garden, where it can really thrive and become a really talking-point of your wider display.
Delivered as a pack of 60 plugs, ready to pot on and plant out.

What Is Supplied

Item 401164 supplied as:
60 x Pro + Plugs

Top Tips

Leave to grow on a windowsill or in your greenhouse (if you have one) for around a month before planting

Care Information

  • Give your plugs a little attention on arrival - unpack them immediately, and either mist them or stand them in water for an hour - they may be slightly dry or yellow after being in a dark box in the post, but theyíll quickly recover.
  • If you canít do this, they can sit in mini greenhouses for a week if upright and not too wet.
  • We recommend that you leave them to settle for a day somewhere warm, light and airy such as a windowsill or greenhouse.
  • When you're ready to pot on, use a good quality, multi-purpose compost, and fill 3-4in pots (7-10cm). For great results, we recommend using our Windowsill Planters or 9cm pots in Shuttle Trays.
  • Make a hole in the compost with a dibber or your finger, then holding each plug by its root ball, place it into the hole and gently firm the compost around it.
  • Give your plants a good water initially, then only when the top compost starts to dry as they donít like to be left in standing water.
  • Grow on either on a bright windowsill or a greenhouse for 3-4 weeks before potting up into containers or into flower beds.
  • If planting directly into flower beds when all risk of frost has passed, prepare the ground well, removing weeds and digging in some compost or well-rotted manure if your soil is not already rich.
  • Plant approx. 20cm (8in) apart to allow them room to grow. Feed using a high-potash feed such as Blooming Fast Superior Soluble Fertiliser for Flowers & Fruits, to encourage flowering.

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