Dianthus plumarius 'Mrs Sinkins' hardy scented plant. Garden ready.
Dianthus plumarius 'Mrs Sinkins' is a very famous dianthus is named after the wife of John Sinkins, who was the superintendent of Slough Workhouse. It was originally to be named after Queen Victoria, but John insisted on naming it after his wife. The flower is still included in the Slough coat of arms. She was first produced commercially by Charles Turner's Royal Nursery in 1868.
It has a highly clove scented white fragrant double flower with a silver sprawling foliage.
Dianthus love to be planted in free draining alkaline soils in a nice sunny spot.
This plant is grown by us at our nursery & supplied to you in a 10cm pot, fully rooted & ready to plant straight out into your garden. Please note that this is NOT a plug plant, in this size of pot there is NO need for you to re pot it & grow it on in a green house.
Calamazag Nursery is an RHS Gold Medal Winner and Chelsea Flower Show Exhibitor.