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Dianthus ‘Sunflor Faganza’

Pink

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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

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Plant does flower in May

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Plant does flower in August

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Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Dianthus 'Sunflor Faganza'
  • Common name: Pink
  • Family: Caryophyllaceae
  • Plant Type: Alpine, Perennial
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Green

Pinks (Dianthus) are traditional cottage garden plants, coming in a range of colours and forms. Short-lived perennials, they make excellent bedding plants, and are perfect for growing in rock gardens, at the front of sunny borders and in containers. Many varieties are scented and they make striking cut flowers.

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Dianthus ‘Sunflor Faganza’ is a dwarf pot carnation, bearing hot-pink, fully double flowers on short stems. Flowers have a good fragrance, making them ideal for using in indoor flower arrangements. Unlike many other varieties, ‘Sunflor Faganza’ flowers extremely early in the season, from late-March right through to summer.

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For best results deadhead Dianthus ‘Sunflor Faganza’ regularly to prolong flowering. Trim back plants in autumn to promote new growth, and protect from excessive wet conditions in winter. Prune again in spring to maintain a tidy growth habit.

How to grow Dianthus 'Sunflor Faganza'

  • Plant size

    15cm height

    15cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front, middle

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do Divide in March

Do Divide in April

Do not Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do Divide in September

Do Divide in October

Do Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Prune
Prune

Do not Prune in January

Do not Prune in February

Do Prune in March

Do Prune in April

Do Prune in May

Do not Prune in June

Do not Prune in July

Do not Prune in August

Do Prune in September

Do Prune in October

Do Prune in November

Do not Prune in December

Dianthus 'Sunflor Faganza' and wildlife

Dianthus 'Sunflor Faganza' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Dianthus 'Sunflor Faganza' poisonous?

Dianthus 'Sunflor Faganza' can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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