DIANTHUS microlepis

Product 1692 From 3777
Zoom

DIANTHUS microlepis

Pink
Select Item No. DA254
Portion(s)

Quantitative Restriction

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



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Origin: Bulgaria: rocky ridges.
Special Features: DIANTHUS microlepis is a very low dwarf carnation for the alpinum or the trough. The area should be well drained. Avoid lime.
 
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: pure pink
Natural Flowering Period: June - July
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z8
Foliage: simple, linear-lanceolate, narrow, green to gray-green
Growth Habit: cushion
Height with Flowers: 5 cm
Spacing between Plants: 10 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Location:
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.83333 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1200
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): open flats / 288
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.

Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
Jelitto · Seeds of more than 3700 different species and varieties

 

*: excl. TAX, excl. shipping