DIANTHUS haematocalyx

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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: Albania, Greece, Slovenia to Serbia
Special Features: DIANTHUS haematocalyx is a rare carnation from the eastern Mediterranean. The species name refers to a blood-red to blue-purple flower color. Usually the color tends to be a intense pink. But very unusual is the yellow underside of the flowers. A rare rock garden plant.
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: intense pink, yellowish beneath
Natural Flowering Period: June - July
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z7 - Z9
Foliage: linear-lanceolate, green to bluish green
Growth Habit: stoloniferous / cushion-forming / low-growing / wintergreen
Height with Flowers: 20 cm
Spacing between Plants: 20 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 1.07527 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
2 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 - 5 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128
Sowing Direction:

(9) These seeds germinate rapidly depending on species and origin. If germination does not occur after 3–4 weeks a cooling period of 2–4 weeks is recommended.

Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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