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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Dianthus petraeus is cold hardy
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
frag. WHITE (PINK), ~ fringed, variable
forms dense cushions
|Height, in meters: 0.3
Height, in feet: 0.99
|Dianthus petraeus sales history
Synonyms (alternative names) for Dianthus petraeus:
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|9||: Alpine and Rock Garden Seed List (Hardy and Tender)|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|49||: Israeli Native and Introduced Plants|
|55||: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds|
|74||: West Asian Native and Introduced Plants|
|78||: South Eastern European Native and Introduced Plants|
|130||: Ground cover Plant Seed List (see also List 133)|
|161||: Edible Flowers|
|Some flowers are poisonous if not cooked. Some are only edible while in bud. Identify and correctly prepare all flowers before eating. Do not eat flowers that have been sprayed with weedkiller or other chemicals.|
|162||: Cushion Or Hummock Plant Seed List (Small and Larger)|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Dianthus petraeus seeds will usually germinate in 14-21 days.