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Dianthus  alpinus L.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Dianthus  alpinus L. 
Territory Middle EuropeAustria
grassland
Altitude1000-2500m
Description basal leaves oblong-lanceolate, shiny, 2-4mm wide, denticulate or shortly ciliate, flowers 25-40mm across, petals abaxially green-white, anthers violet
Size5-10cm
Colorpink, red
Bloomlate spring
Ca+
Typecushion
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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