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Botanical name: Dianthus 'Lionheart'
Other names: Pink 'Lionheart'
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
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, Layering. REGISTER to read more...
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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