DIANTHUS knappii

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DIANTHUS knappii

Sulphur Pink
[Yellow Harmony]
Select Item No. DA252

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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: Balkans, Herzegovina: nutrient poor grasslands, dry meadows.
Special Features: DIANTHUS knappii has a unique yellow color, the sulphurous yellow seems to be even more bright at dusk.
Historical: Has been cultivated since 1898.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: yellow
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z7
Foliage: linear to linear-lanceolate hairy, light, green
Height with Flowers: 35 cm
Spacing between Plants: 30 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Location:
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.83333 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1200
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
3 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 - 4 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 - 3 weeks
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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