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Botanical name: Dianthus 'Alan Titchmarsh'
Other names: Modern pink 'Alan Titchmarsh', Pink 'Alan Titchmarsh'
Variety or cultivar: 'Alan Titchmarsh' _ 'Alan Titchmarsh' is a spreading, clump-forming, evergeen perennial with linear, grey-green leaves and fragrant, double, white flowers with soft, pink centres in late spring to autumn.
Dianthus 'Alan Titchmarsh' is: Evergreen
Flower: White, Pale-pink in Spring; White, Pale-pink in Summer; Pale-pink, White in Autumn
Foliage: Grey-green in All seasons
Fragrance: Flower is clove-scented.
Habit: Clump-forming, Erect, Spreading
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Diseases: May also be susceptible to a virus and wilt.
Specific diseases: Rust
Pruning: Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. . REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Dianthus 'Alan Titchmarsh' (Modern pink 'Alan Titchmarsh') will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Flower Arranging
Cultivation: Plant in well-drained acid-free soil in full sun. Improve soil with well-rotted manure or garden compost. Apply a balanced fertiliser in spring.
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|Soil pH:||Alkaline, Neutral|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
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