Compact, Mat Forming
Pink in Spring; Pink in Summer
Grey-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Aphids , Slugs
May also be susceptible to a virus and wilt.
Rust , Virus
Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering.
Softwood cuttings, Layering
WHERE TO GROW
Dianthus ‘Arctic Star’ (Pink ‘Arctic Star’) will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.25m after 2-5 years.
Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Garden edging, Gravel
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