DIANTHUS caryophyllus 'Vienna Mixture'

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DIANTHUS caryophyllus 'Vienna Mixture'

Garden Carnation
Select Item No. DA180

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Biennial
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Origin: Probably cultivar, wild in Southeast- and East-Europe.
Historical: DIANTHUS caryophyllus is believed to be a cultivar. The actual descent is still uncertain.
 
Basic Colour: (mixture)
Flower Colour: mixture
Natural Flowering Period: June - July
Flower: double
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z7 - Z10
Foliage: simple, linear-lanceolate, deep bluish green
Growth Habit: low-growing
Height with Flowers: 35 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Soil Requirements: average
Location:
Grams per 1000 seeds: 1.81818 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
550
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
5 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 - 5 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.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
winter - early autumn
Sowing to Germination: 1 - 2 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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