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Dianthus 'Lionheart' (Pink 'Lionheart')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.2m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.3m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Dianthus 'Lionheart'

Other names: Pink 'Lionheart'

Genus: Dianthus Dianthus

Variety or Cultivar: 'Lionheart' _ 'Lionheart' is a clump-forming, evergreen perennial with silver-grey linear leaves and fragrant, deep pink to red flowers with fringed petals in summer.


Dianthus 'Lionheart' is: Evergreen

Flower: Deep-pink, Red in Summer

Foliage: Grey-green in All seasons

Fragrance: Flowers are heavily scented

Habit: Bushy

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Slugs Aphids , Slugs

Diseases: May also be susceptible to a virus and wilt.

Specific diseases: Rust Rust

General care

Pruning: Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Softwood cuttings, Layering. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Dianthus 'Lionheart' (Pink 'Lionheart') will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Flower Arranging, Gravel

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.

Soil type: Chalky, Sandy, Loamy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Dianthus 'Lionheart'

Other names: Pink 'Lionheart'

Genus: Dianthus Dianthus

Variety or Cultivar: 'Lionheart' _ 'Lionheart' is a clump-forming, evergreen perennial with silver-grey linear leaves and fragrant, deep pink to red flowers with fringed petals in summer.


Dianthus 'Lionheart' is: Evergreen

Flower: Deep-pink, Red in Summer

Foliage: Grey-green in All seasons

Fragrance: Flowers are heavily scented

Habit: Bushy

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Slugs

Diseases: May also be susceptible to a virus and wilt.

Specific diseases: Rust

General care

Pruning: Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Softwood cuttings, Layering. REGISTER to read more...


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Dianthus 'Lionheart' (Pink 'Lionheart') will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Flower Arranging, Gravel

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.

Soil type: Chalky, Sandy, Loamy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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