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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Dianthus  ferrugineus Mill. 
SynonymsDianthus balbisii Ser.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeNorthern AfricaAlbaniaAlgeriaCorseFranceItalyYugoslavia
grassland
Altitude500-2300m
Description leaves linear, flat, erect, 8cm, attenuate and acute, margins scabrous, flowers in dense head, to 3cm across, bracts linear, calyx oblong-cylindrical, corolla barbate
Size15-35cm
Colorrose, purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, 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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