Dianthus Cocktail Cherry Daiquiri


April - October
35cm x 30cm
Dried Flowers
Fully Hardy
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Dianthus Cocktail Cherry Daiquiri – the plant equivalent of a fun-loving party guest! With its vibrant cherry-red blooms, fragrant aroma, and low-maintenance personality, it’s always ready to liven up any garden gathering. Cheers to that!

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Introducing the life of the party - Dianthus Cocktail Cherry Daiquiri! This plant is the perfect addition to any garden or outdoor space, and it's sure to get the party started. With its vibrant, cherry red blooms that are accented by a delicate white edge, Dianthus Cocktail Cherry Daiquiri is a show-stopper. The flowers are fragrant and abundant, making them ideal for creating colourful and aromatic arrangements. But this plant isn't just about looks - it's also easy to care for. Dianthus Cocktail Cherry Daiquiri thrives in full sun and well-draining soil, and can tolerate some drought. Its compact size and bushy habit make it a great choice for borders, containers, and rock gardens. But be warned - this plant is a social butterfly! It attracts pollinators like bees and butterflies, making it a great choice for supporting local ecosystems. And with its cheerful blooms and playful personality, it's sure to be the life of the party in your garden. So whether you're planning a garden party or just looking to add some colour to your outdoor space, Dianthus Cocktail Cherry Daiquiri is the perfect choice. Cheers to a plant that's as fun and vibrant as your favourite cocktail!

Planting Conditions

Ready to party with Dianthus Cocktail Cherry Daiquiri? This plant is a great guest - it's easy to please and doesn't require any special treatment. Just make sure to plant it in well-draining soil that's rich in organic matter. Dianthus Cocktail Cherry Daiquiri prefers full sun, but can tolerate some shade. And while it's a fan of a good time, it doesn't like to be waterlogged - so be sure to avoid planting in areas with standing water. With the right planting conditions, Dianthus Cocktail Cherry Daiquiri is sure to thrive and be the life of the garden party!

Watering & Feeding

Like any good party guest, Dianthus Cocktail Cherry Daiquiri appreciates a good drink and a little snack. Water regularly during the growing season, making sure not to overdo it - this plant doesn't want to get too tipsy! And while it's not a picky eater, a balanced fertiliser every few weeks will keep it blooming and looking its best. But be careful not to overfeed - just like too many daiquiris, too much fertiliser can leave Dianthus Cocktail Cherry Daiquiri feeling a bit queasy. With the right watering and feeding routine, this plant will be the life of the party for seasons to come!

General Care

Dianthus Cocktail Cherry Daiquiri may be a party animal, but it's also low-maintenance and easy to care for. Regular deadheading of spent flowers will keep it blooming all season long, and pruning back by one-third in late summer will promote a bushier habit. And while it's not a diva like some plants, Dianthus Cocktail Cherry Daiquiri does appreciate a little attention now and then. Keep an eye out for any pests or diseases, and don't forget to give it a little love - a pat on the leaves or a compliment on its colourful blooms will keep it feeling appreciated. Cheers to a plant that's always ready to have a good time!