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Dianthus  graniticus Jord.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Dianthus  graniticus Jord. 
SynonymsDianthus hirtus ssp. graniticus (Jord.) Rouy & Foucaud
Territory Southwestern EuropeFrance
rocks
Description leaves 1-3mm wide, flat, linear, acuminate, stem leaves 6-7 pairs, flowers often solitary, corolla lobes 5-8mm long, dentate, barbate
Size20-25cm
Colorbright pink
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typelax carpet
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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