DIANTHUS superbus Primadonna'

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DIANTHUS superbus Primadonna'

Select Item No. DA322


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

Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Origin: Cultivar. Europe, Siberia, Manchuria, Japan, Sakhalin: moist meadows, ditches, open woods.
Special Features: DIANTHUS superbus 'Primadonna' has brighter colors than the species and is more highly branched.
Historical: DIANTHUS superbus has numerous cultivars.
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: pinkish-lilac
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
Flowering: First year flowering
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z9
Foliage: simple, linear-lanceolate, glabrous, grass green
Growth Habit: clumping / wintergreen
Height with Flowers: 50 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Soil Requirements: moist / average
Usage: suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.90909 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 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):
early spring - late summer
Sowing to Germination: 2 - 4 weeks
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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