DIANTHUS nitidus

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DIANTHUS nitidus

Carpathian Glossy Pink
Select Item No. DA262

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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: Poland, Slovakia: calcareous rocks.
Special Features: Easy to grow! DIANTHUS nitidus has bright green leaves. Flowers slightly above leaves, pink with red veins, fragrant.
 
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: pink
Natural Flowering Period: June - July
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z8
Foliage: narrow, linear, grassy, bright green
Growth Habit: cushion-forming / lax
Height with Flowers: 25 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Location:
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.68966 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1450
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
2 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 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: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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