This variety is a cool-weather perennial. Sweetly clove-scented flowers have a velvety or satiny sheen. Colors include pink, rose, red, and white in pure flowers with distinctively marked eyes or frosting.
Dianthus Plumarius Sonata is a double-flowered mix this is short enough to be used as a flowering ground cover. It establishes readily from Dianthus flower seeds, and it will attract bees and butterflies into the garden.
Season: Perennial Sow: May - June Height: 12 inches / 30 cm Bloom Season: Spring and summer Bloom Color: Mix Temperature: 20 C / 68F Average Germ Time: 7 - 21 days Light Required: Yes Depth: Seeds must be covered thinly Moisture: Keep seeds moist until
Sow seeds from May to June in good seed compost. When large enough to handle, transplant the seedlings individually into 7cm (3in) pots.