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Dianthus  plumarius L.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Dianthus  plumarius L. 
SynonymsDianthus blandus (Rchb.) Hayek
 Dianthus hoppei Port.
 Dianthus portensis Ser.
Territory Middle EuropeSoutheastern EuropeAustriaGermanyHungaryPolandYugoslavia, (Slovenia)
grassland and rocks
Altitude500-2000m
Description blue-green, leaves linear, acute, flowers 25-35mm across, usually solitary, fragrant, petals laciniate
Size10-20cm
Colorpale pink, white
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typecarpet
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
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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