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PurpleShades of purple/mauve/lilac/violetLaced purple
Striped, Veined or Multicoloured
HerbaceousEarly in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.Perennial. Laced modern pink.
Hardy - very cold winterHardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
DIANTHUS 'Gran's Favourite'
- Mature Size
- Tips and Advice
- Goes Well With
- Planting Combinations
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Additional FeaturesPests & DiseasesAphids, slugs, rust, virus diseases, Fusarium wilt.Place of originGarden origin
Flower ShapeDoubleMulti rows of petals, no stamen showing4-6cm (1½-2½in) across
Scented PlantsScented flowers
Soil ConditionsFertile well drained soilNeutral to alkaline soil
Toxic - Category CMay cause skin allergy(People & Pets)
WildlifeBee friendlyButterfly friendly
- Dividing Herbaceous Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Spring Planting Osteospermums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing Summer Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing summer flowering Hemerocallis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Summer propagation - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Self-seeding aquilegia - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Supporting Plants - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading meconopsis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading Delphiniums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Feeding herbaceous peonies - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Overpotting Problems - Video Tip ondemand_video