All Floras      Advanced Search
Login | eFloras Home | Help
Russian Ornamental | Family List | Caryophyllaceae | Dianthus

Dianthus turcomanicus Schischk.

Plant 20 - 50 cm. Leafy stems numerous, woody at the base. Leaves linear 1-6 cm x 1-2 mm. Flowers white or light pink, with fringed petals, 2.5-3.5 cm diam., solitary at top of stem. V - from mid spring to late autumn. Fl - in nature May to end June. Fr - in July. P - by seed and cuttings. Requires a sunny position and light soil. Drought and heat resistant. Good for group plantings. Z 6 (5). New.

Central Asia (Kopet-Dag). In rocky places, on cliffs and talus.


 |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |