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Dianthus  petraeus Waldst. & Kit.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Dianthus  petraeus Waldst. & Kit. 
SynonymsDianthus kitaibelii Beck
 Dianthus liliodorus Pančić
 Dianthus skorpilii Velen.
Territory Southeastern EuropeWestern AsiaAlbaniaBulgariaEast Aegean Is.GreeceRomaniaYugoslavia, (Croatia)
rocky slopes
Description leaves linear-lanceolate, 3-nerved, rigid, shortly pointed, flowers solitary, calyx long cylindrical, lobes lanceolate, corolla lobes glabrous, ovate, laciniate
Size20-40cm
Colorpale pink, white
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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