DIANTHUS subacaulis

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DIANTHUS subacaulis

Cheddar Pink, Border Pink
Select Item No. DA316


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: Southwestern Europe: dry and sunny rocky ridges and stony slopes.
Special Features: DIANTHUS subacaulis impresses with dense mat-forming habit and flowers on short stalks, pale pink.
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: light pink
Natural Flowering Period: May - June
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z7
Foliage: linear-lanceolate, narrow, green to blue-green
Growth Habit: cushion-forming / flat
Height with Flowers: 5 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Soil Requirements: lime-loving, calcareous / well-drained / average
Usage: for the rock garden
Portion weight: 0.2 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 1.18343 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 - 3 per cell
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: 2 - 3 weeks
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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