DIANTHUS petraeus

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DIANTHUS petraeus

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
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Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Origin: Balkans, Romania: rocky ridges.
Special Features: Easy to grow! DIANTHUS petraeus is often fringed, stems single-flowered, variable.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: white
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z7
Foliage: narrow, stiff, tapering to a fine point, green to glaucous
Growth Habit: cushion / mat-forming / dense
Height with Flowers: 15 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Location:
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 1.63934 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
610
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
2 Gram
Plug tray recommended size(s): open flats / 128
Sowing Direction:

(16) See 15 with the exception of germination being slower and more irregular. This poses no problems.

(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: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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