DIANTHUS superbus

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DIANTHUS superbus

Fringed Pink
Select Item No. DO320

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
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Plant Description

Article Type: (Organic Seed DE-ÖKO-006)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Origin: Europe, Siberia, Manchuria, Japan, Sakhalin: moist meadows, ditches, open woods.
Special Features: Fragrant. Self-sowing at suitable locations. Attractive for butterflies and other pollinators.
 
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: pink-soft lilac
Natural Flowering Period: June - September
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z9
Foliage: linear-lanceolate, grass green
Growth Habit: clumping / wintergreen
Height with Flowers: 45 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Soil Requirements: moist / average
Location:
Characteristics: culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant
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):
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.

Sowing to Germination: 2 - 4 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
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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