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Dianthus 'Sunflor Campari' (Border carnation 'Sunflor Campari')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.5m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Dianthus 'Sunflor Campari'

Other names

Border carnation 'Sunflor Campari'

Genus

Dianthus Dianthus

Variety or Cultivar

'Sunflor Campari' _ 'Sunflor Campari' is an evergreen perennial with grey-green foliage and red, double flowers in summer.


Dianthus 'Sunflor Campari' is: Evergreen

Habit

Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Red in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green, Silvery-grey in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Slugs Aphids , Slugs

Diseases

Rust, a virus and wilt.

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering.

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings, Layering


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Where to grow

Dianthus 'Sunflor Campari' (Border carnation 'Sunflor Campari') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Garden edging, Gravel, Containers, Coastal, Roof terrace, Flower Arranging

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil in full sun. Grows best in soil enriched with well-rotted manure or garden compost. Apply a balanced fertiliser in spring.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Dianthus 'Sunflor Campari'

Other names

Border carnation 'Sunflor Campari'

Genus

Dianthus Dianthus

Variety or Cultivar

'Sunflor Campari' _ 'Sunflor Campari' is an evergreen perennial with grey-green foliage and red, double flowers in summer.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Red in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green, Silvery-grey in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Slugs

Diseases

Rust, a virus and wilt.

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering.

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings, Layering


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Dianthus 'Sunflor Campari' (Border carnation 'Sunflor Campari') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Garden edging, Gravel, Containers, Coastal, Roof terrace, Flower Arranging

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil in full sun. Grows best in soil enriched with well-rotted manure or garden compost. Apply a balanced fertiliser in spring.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7

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