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Dianthus  juniperinus Sm.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Dianthus  juniperinus Sm. 
Territory Southeastern EuropeKriti
rocks
Description leaves blue-grey, linear, to 2cm long, hard, acute, stem leaves 2-3 pairs, flowers 8-16mm across
Size10-15cm
Colorpale pink
Bloomlate summer, autumn
Ca+
Typesubshrub
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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