DIANTHUS arenarius

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DIANTHUS arenarius

Sand Pink
Select Item No. DA134

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



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Origin: Northern and Central Europe to Sibiria: dry meadows.
Special Features: Lovely fringed white blooms, some with a hint of pink.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: white
Natural Flowering Period: July - September
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z8
Foliage: narrow, dark green, grass-like
Growth Habit: cushion-forming / low-growing
Height with Flowers: 30 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Location:
Usage: for the rock garden / for green roofs
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.57143 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1750
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
3 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 - 5 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
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):
Anytime
Sowing to Germination: 2 - 4 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 8 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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