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Dianthus 'I Love You' - 6 Super Plugs

Marshalls

Catalogue Code: 5120-5178

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Regular price £5.49
Double blooms that change colour from dark pink to pink and finally white as they mature. Perfect for pots and as cut flowers in bouquets.

Key Features

  • Perfect for pots and containers
  • Loved by pollinators
  • Hardy perennial
  • Prefers full sun

Pack Contents: 6 x Super Plug Plants

Size: 25cm/10in

Flower Colour: Pink

Description

  • Double blooms
  • Flower colour changes with age.
  • Perfect for pots.
  • Good cut flowers.

Dianthus 'I Love You' is a charming new variety with double blooms that change colour from dark pink to pink and finally white as they mature. Long-flowering and easy to grow, they’re perfect for pots and make beautiful cut flowers for vases or bouquets.

How you will receive your plants:

Selected by our team of experts and sent from our nursery, you will receive your super plugs in plug trays in a box. These are designed to keep your plants secure and to prevent damage in transit. Super plugs need to be potted on before planting out.

Can’t plant straight away?

If you aren't able to plant your seedlings out straight away then ensure they stay moist. You can place your plugs on a saucer or tray of shallow water so they are able to stay hydrated. Aim to have your plugs potted on within 3 days.

Potting seedling plugs on: On arrival place your plug trays in shallow water to allow them to soak ensuring the rootballs are moist. Use the end of a pencil or a narrow dibber to gently tease your plugs out of their trays. Choose potting on pots approximately 3 inches in diameter to plant your plugs on. Fill the pots with quality potting on compost and tap down until level. Use your pencil to make a hole in the top of the compost and place your plug plant in, gently pushing around the base of the plant. Repeat this process for all of your plugs and then place them in a tray and thoroughly water with a watering can using a fine rose to prevent the compost from being displaced. Grow your plants in a cold-frame, large sunny windowsill,  or greenhouse. Water every 2-3 days and more frequently if sunny to prevent drying out.

Hardening off:  Once your potted on plants reach a good size and are ready to plant out in their final location, the first step is to harden them off before moving them outdoors permanently. This involves simply placing them outdoors during the day and back undercover at night to allow them to get accustomed to the lower temperatures. Once they have been hardened off for a week your plants should be ready to plant out in their final location.

Feeding and aftercare Water regularly in dry periods and feed with a balanced fertiliser in spring. Deadhead faded flowers to prolong the flowering period.

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