Botanical name: Dianthus 'Mrs. Sinkins'
Other names: Pink 'Mrs. Sinkins', Border pink 'Mrs. Sinkins'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Mrs. Sinkins' _ 'Mrs. Sinkins' is an evergreen, mat-forming perennial with silver-green leaves and fragrant, double white, split calyx flowers that bloom from late spring until summer.
Dianthus 'Mrs. Sinkins' is: Evergreen
Flower: White in Spring; White in Summer
Foliage: Blue-green in All seasons
Fragrance: Flowers are clove-scented.
Habit: Mat Forming, Spreading
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 'Mrs. Sinkins' (Pink 'Mrs. Sinkins') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Gravel, Containers, Coastal, 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.
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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Dianthus 'Mrs. Sinkins' (Pink 'Mrs. Sinkins') has been used in The HESCO Garden by Leeds City Council for Chelsea Flower Show 2009.
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