Dianthus lusitanus

Dianthus lusitanus

Dianthus lusitanus, called commonly ‘Rock carnation’, is a species of the family of the Caryophyllaceae. The erect stems are branched and can reach 40 cm height. Leaves are glaucous, linear without nerves. The pink flowers are solitary or grouped in pairs at the end of the stems. The fruit is a capsule. This species enjoys rocky and stony lands.


Common NameClavelina ,rock carnation
Botanical nameDianthus lusitanus
Life CyclePerennial
Basic ColourPink
Height10 -> 40 cm
HabitatRocky and stony lands
Altitude2200 m
Bloom Time May -> August
Plant TypeHerbs, Ornemental,
Fruit TypeCapsule
Sun ExposureSun, Part shade
Soil pHAcidic, Neutral
Soil Moisture Dry
Soil Type Stony , Rocky
Propagationby seeds / by sowing

GerminationFast Germinator

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