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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Dianthus  barbatus L. 
SynonymsDianthus aggregatus Poir.
 Dianthus corymbosus F.Dietr.
 Dianthus girardinii Lamotte
Territory
dry, stony grassland
Altitude200-2000m
Description glabrous perennial with lanceolate leaves, flowers, often punctate, in compact flat cyme, sepals green, acute
Size30-60cm
Colorpinkish purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, dry rest in summer, watering from November
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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