DIANTHUS pontederae

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DIANTHUS pontederae

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Select Item No. DA296

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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: Eastern Europe to Bulgaria and Italy: dry meadows.
Historical: Syn. DIANTHUS carthusianorum ssp. pontederae and syn.DANTHUS giganteiformis ssp. pontederae were in use.
 
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: purple-red
Natural Flowering Period: May - June
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z8
Foliage: simple, linear-lanceolate, smooth, green
Height with Flowers: 50 cm
Spacing between Plants: 30 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Location:
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.5 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
2000
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
2 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: Light (100-150 ppm)
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