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Dianthus caryophyllus Super Trouper

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Dianthus caryophyllus Super Trouper Dwarf Carnation,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Clumping, Upright

An excellent pot and garden plant, SuperTrouper has a large color range and hardiness to Zone 6. Upright plants give off a wonderful fragrance.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm <30cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Generally trouble free, Mites, Rust

Cultural Notes: Best grown in a full sun to semi-shade position in a well-drained soil. Deadheading will promote further flowering.Feed during Spring with a suitable fertiliser. Information and images courtesy of Ball Australia.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Caryophyllaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Assorted, Burgundy, Orange, Pink, White, Red
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate