DIANTHUS deltoides 'Erectus'

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DIANTHUS deltoides 'Erectus'

Maiden Pink
Select Item No. DA208

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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: Cultivar
Special Features: Dianthus deltoids 'Erectus' with compact and and upright habit. Moderate self seeding at appropiate places.
 
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: red
Natural Flowering Period: June - September
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z8
Foliage: lanceolate, dark green
Growth Habit: erect / bushy / wintergreen
Height with Flowers: 30 cm
Spacing between Plants: 20 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Location:
Characteristics: groundcover
Usage: for the rock garden / flowering pot plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.21978 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
4550
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.5 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):
early spring - early autumn
Sowing to Germination: 1 - 2 weeks
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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