DIANTHUS pavonius

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DIANTHUS pavonius

Pink
(neglectus)
Select Item No. DA260

Available

One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Origin: Italy, Switzerland, France, in the Alps: grassland and screes.
Distinction: Award of Garden Merit (A.G.M.) from the Royal Horticultural Society.
Special Features: Rare! DIANTHUS pavonius has up to three large flowers on a short stem. Slight variation in color from pale to purplish-red, bearded and the backs of the petals buff. Excellent species for the rock garden.
 
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: purple-red
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z8
Foliage: linear leaves, three-veined tapering to a fine point
Growth Habit: cushion
Height with Flowers: 5 cm
Spacing between Plants: 15 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average
Location:
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.4878 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
2050
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
2 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 - 5 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
late winter - late spring
Sowing to Germination: 3 - 4 weeks
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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