DIANTHUS microlepis

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Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Origin: Bulgaria: rocky ridges.
Special Features: DIANTHUS microlepis is a very low dwarf carnation for the alpinum or the trough. The area should be well drained. Avoid lime.
 
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: pure pink
Natural Flowering Period: June - July
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z8
Foliage: simple, linear-lanceolate, narrow, green to gray-green
Growth Habit: cushion-forming
Height with Flowers: 5 cm
Spacing between Plants: 10 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):
2 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 - 5 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): open flats / 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.

Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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