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Dianthus allwoodii 'Tequila Sunrise'

 

Pink 'Tequila Sunrise'

'Tequila Sunrise' is a compact perennial with dark grey-green leaves and, in summer, erect stems bearing fragrant, double, fringed, pale apricot flowers with red-ringed, pale yellow eyes.

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plant Features
  • Pink Tequila Sunrise likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Pink Tequila Sunrise likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Pink Tequila Sunrise is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Pink Tequila Sunrise likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

 
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plant information

Common name

Pink 'Tequila Sunrise'

Latin name

Dianthus allwoodii 'Tequila Sunrise'

type

Perennial

family

Caryophyllaceae

ph

6.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Pink Tequila Sunrise likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Pink Tequila Sunrise is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Pink Tequila Sunrise likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

  • Water

    Pink Tequila Sunrise likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Pink Tequila Sunrise is 0.40meters x 0.25meters 0.40 M 0.25 M

Dianthus allwoodii 'Tequila Sunrise'

'Tequila Sunrise' is a compact perennial with dark grey-green leaves and, in summer, erect stems bearing fragrant, double, fringed, pale apricot flowers with red-ringed, pale yellow eyes.


Flowering

From Mid Summer TO Late Autumn

Dianthus generally bloom from mid-summer, through to early autumn.

 

Planting Outdoors

From Mid Spring TO Late Spring

Plant out pot grown plants into flowering position make sure there is plenty of air circulating around them.

 

Propagation by seed

From Late Winter TO Early Spring

Sow seeds under glass ready for planting out when the last frost has gone.

 

Propagation by seed outside

From Mid Spring TO Early Summer

Sow seeds 1/8th of an inch below the surface of the soil, keep moist till they are sprouting vigorously. They will probably not flower until the following year.

 

Propagation by cuttings

From Mid Spring TO Early Summer

Take soft tip cuttings in spring to early summer. Cleanly cut up to a 10 cm long stems, remove lower leaves and pinch the tip out, dip the stem into rooting hormone, fill a container/pot with suitable compost, make holes around the edge of it and plant the cuttings, water in well, cover with a polythene bag and place somewhere warm, lake the bag off twice a week to air the cuttings. Keep the cuttings moist until well rooted.Harden off when well rooted and pot on into individual pots increasing the airing to let the leaves to develop. Remove rotten, dying or dead cuttings regularly.

 
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