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Dianthus  haematocalyx ssp. ventricosus Maire & Petitm.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Dianthus  haematocalyx ssp. ventricosus Maire & Petitm. 
SynonymsDianthus haematocalyx ssp. sibthorpii (Vierh.) Hayek
 Dianthus sibthorpii Vierh.
 Dianthus ventricosus Halácsy
Territory Southeastern EuropeGreece
rocky slopes
Altitudealpine
Description glaucous, glabrous, leaves linear, margins scabrous, calyx ventricose, pale or a little purple, pruinose, lobes lanceolate, acuminate, petals obovate, dentate
Size1-6cm
Colorpale purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
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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