Dianthus deltoides 'Arctic Fire'

Carnation | Maiden Pink

86% (3 Reviews)

A spectacular first year flowering perennial

Smothered with dainty white serrated flowers and attractive fiery red eye

Some parts of this variety are edible - Don't forget to check out our Edible Flowers Guide

This product is produced and supplied in association with Thompson & Morgan

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A spectacular first year flowering perennial Dianthus that is quick to flower. Dwarf plants of deep green foliage, are smothered with dainty white serrated flowers complemented by an attractive fiery red eye. These delightful 'Pinks' are long flowering, and look stunning as ground cover in borders or added to rockeries. Height: 15-20cm (6-8in).

Culinary note: Use the clove like tasting petals for adding to cakes, either for flavour or decorating, suitable for soups, salads and sauces too. For more details about edible flowers click here.


1 packet (80 dianthus seeds) (25826)

Sow February to June or September to October. Sow seed on the surface of a good, free-draining, damp, seed or multipurpose compost, then cover the seed with a very light sprinkling of vermiculite. Place container in a propagator or seal inside a polythene bag and place at 15-20C (59-68F). Germination usually takes 14-30 days. Do not exclude light, as this helps germination.

Overwinter September sowings in a coldframe and plant out the following spring.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

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