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Dianthus  borbasii Vandas   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Dianthus  borbasii Vandas 
Territory Eastern EuropeSiberiaMiddle AsiaKazakhstanCentral European RussiaEast European RussiaSouth European RussiaUkraineWest Siberia
steppes
Description stem leaves narrowly linear, shortly acuminate, glabrous, grey-green, 5-7cm long, flowers in fascicle, calyx oblong-cylindrical, green, petals 20-22mm long, dentate
Size30-40cm
Colorpurplish red
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, 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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