DIANTHUS barbatus fl. pl. Nanus

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DIANTHUS barbatus fl. pl. Nanus

Double flowered Sweet William
[Pinocchio]
Select Item No. DA138

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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: Pyrenees, Central and Southern Europe, the Balkans, Russia, China: grasslands, waste areas from the lowlands to the mountains.
 
Basic Colour: (mixture)
Flower Colour: mixture
Natural Flowering Period: May - August
Flower: double
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z8
Foliage: lanceolate, narrow, strap-shaped, green
Growth Habit: compact / dwarf
Height with Flowers: 30 cm
Spacing between Plants: 30 cm
Soil Requirements: average / humus rich, fertile
Location:
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.86957 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1150
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
2 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 - 4 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72 / 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: 1 - 2 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: High (200-250 ppm)
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