DIANTHUS nardiformis

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DIANTHUS nardiformis

Dobrogea Carnation
Select Item No. DA258


1 Portion contains 20-250 seeds depending on value and size.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.

Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Origin: Bulgaria, Romania: nutrient poor grasslands
Special Features: DIANTHUS nardiformis has purplish-rose flowers with a slightly pale throat. The flowers are well above the blue-green foliage. This carnation has some sporadically flowers even after the main flowering period. Best on sandy soil.
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: pink
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z8
Foliage: narrow, interlaced, fine blue-green
Growth Habit: cushion-forming
Height with Flowers: 15 cm
Spacing between Plants: 10 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / sandy / well-drained / average
Usage: for the rock garden
Portion weight: 0.078 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.41667 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:

(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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