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Dianthus  fruticosus L.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Dianthus  fruticosus L. 
SynonymsDianthus frutescens Houtt.
Territory Southeastern EuropeWestern AsiaEast Aegean Is.GreeceKritiTurkey
rocky slopes
Description glabrous, leaves short, glaucous, oblong-linear, obtuse, flowers sessile, crowded in corymb, calyx lobes lanceolate, acute, corolla lobes orbiculate, dentate
Size30-50cm
Colorpink
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
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 in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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