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Dianthus carthusianorum

Common name clusterhead pink
Family caryophyllaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z5)
Flowers magenta (summer)
Size 24"
Light sun
Cultural notes prefers well-drained, alkaline soils
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

I don't know what became of my first crop of these, so I'm starting another batch this year. Looks like a fairly typical example of a taller perennial dianthus.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

Seed for this plant is included on my seed trade list

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '02 trade. Baggy 70F (75%G, 4-7d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (35%G, 4-8d)
  3. Seed from '14 trade. Baggy 70F (50%G, 6-16d)

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