Modern pink ‘Doris’, Pink ‘Doris’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Doris’ _ ‘Doris’ is a compact, mounded, evergeen perennial with linear, grey-green leaves and scented, double, pale pink flowers with dark pink centres in early summer to autumn.
Flower is clove-scented.
Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Dark-pink, Pale-pink in Summer; Pale-pink, Dark-pink in Autumn
Grey-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Aphids , Slugs
May also be susceptible to a virus and wilt.
Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering.
Dianthus ‘Doris’ (Modern pink ‘Doris’) will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.
Banks and Slopes, City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Flower Arranging
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.
Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
South, East, West