DIANTHUS plumarius fl. pl. 'Roseus'

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DIANTHUS plumarius fl. pl. 'Roseus'

Cottage Pink
Select Item No. DA276


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: The origin of DIANTHUS plumarius are the calcareous mountains of Central Europe from Italy to Poland. The easy hybridisation of this species led to numerous varieties.
Special Features: Clear pink, deeply cut, fringed petals. Sometimes two semi-double, or double, blossoms per stem. An outstanding, easy-to-grow seed strain that is more economical to produce than cutting grown selections.
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: clear pink
Natural Flowering Period: May - July
Flower: semi-double / double
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z8
Foliage: simple, linear, gray-green
Growth Habit: mat-forming / evergreen / wintergreen
Height with Flowers: 50 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: average
Usage: suitable for cutting
Portion weight: 0.214 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 1.53846 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):
3 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 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.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
Sowing to Germination: 2 - 3 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 weeks
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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