DIANTHUS plumarius Nanus 'Sweetness'

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DIANTHUS plumarius Nanus 'Sweetness'

Cottage Pink
Select Item No. DA271

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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: The origin of DIANTHUS plumarius are the calcareous mountains of Central Europe from Italy to Poland. The easy hybridisation of this species led to numerous varieties.
Distinction: Fleuroselect Award Winner.
Special Features: DIANTHUS plumarius nanus 'Sweetness' is a mix of simple, fragrant flowers. The colors vary from light pink, pink to dark red shades. The growth is compact, this is perfect not only for the rock garden, but also for pots, troughs and flower boxes. Dianthus plumarius is well known for its aromatic fragrant. The variety nanus 'Sweetness' improves it considerably.
 
Basic Colour: (mixture)
Flower Colour: mixture of soft pink, rose to dark red shades
Natural Flowering Period: May - September
Flowering: First year flowering
Flower: single
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z8
Growth Habit: compact / wintergreen
Height with Flowers: 20 cm
Soil Requirements: average
Location:
Usage: for the rock garden / flowering pot plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 1.21951 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
820
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
3 Gram
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: 1 - 2 weeks
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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