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Dianthus  haematocalyx Boiss. & Heldr.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Dianthus  haematocalyx Boiss. & Heldr. 
Territory Southeastern EuropeAlbaniaGreeceYugoslavia, (Macedonia)
grassland and rocks
Altitudesubalpine-alpine
Description leaves flat, linear, acute, rigid, on margins scabrous, shortly vaginate, flowers 3-5 in corymb, calyx red, ventricose, petals abaxially yellow, acutely denticulate
Size5-25cm
Colorpurple
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typecushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings after flowering
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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