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Dianthuses are the flowers which belong to the family of plants, include carnation and are characterized by the spicy fragrance the blossoms pass off and are also known as “pinks”. These flowers may be found as the biennial, perennial, hardy annual and often used in the borders or the potted displays.

Dianthus plants are also known as the Sweet William (Dianthus Barbatus) and it has redolence with the cinnamon or the clove notes. Dianthus plants are usually small and between 6 to 18 inches tall. These flowers are most often in different colors, red, salmon, pink and white hues. On thick stems, the foliage is slender and sparsely.

Until 1971, dianthus had a short blossoming season when a breeder acquired how to grow types that did not set seed. Therefore, these flowers had a drawn-out their blossom period. New assortments will generally blossoms from May to October so buy “Dianthus” wholesale from Holland from the Dutch company «Astra Fund Holland BV» as it deals in the wholesale of plants and flowers.

Dianthus plants pink in partial shade, full sun or anywhere these flowers will receive at least six hours of sun. A well-drained and fertile soil needed by the plants that are alkaline. When planting dianthus, wait until the danger of frost has passed and place them at the same level as they were growing in the pots. The distance between the plants should be about 12 to 18 inches. Buy “Dianthus” wholesale.


Apply fertilizer in every six to eight weeks and water the plants when they are dry. Slow-release fertilizers can also be used into the soil at planting as they will release you from the need of feeding the plants. There are some varieties of dianthus flowers which are self-growing; therefore dampening is essential for reducing the volunteer plants and encouraging the additional blossoming.