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Dianthus  rupicola Biv.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Dianthus  rupicola Biv. 
SynonymsDianthus arborescens Hoffmanns.
 Dianthus bisignanii Ten.
 Dianthus involucratus Poir.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeNorthern AfricaBalearesItalySiciliaSpainTunisia
rocks
Altitude0-20m
Description leaves linear-oblong, to 5mm wide, grey-green, flowers barbate, 2-3cm across, in head
Size30-60cm
Colorbright pink
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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