'Carnation' is a plant in the Dianthus (Carnation) genus with a scientific name of Dianthus caryophyllus. A type of flower, it mainly grows as a perennial plant - which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+). Normally growing to a mature height of 80.0 cm (2.60 feet), Carnation grows with a mat-forming habit.
Carnation is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Carnation have been kindly provided by our members.
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Carnation so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Carnation so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Carnation plants:
Golden sun carnation
Carnation care instructions
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Popular varieties of Carnation
- Chabaud Giant
- Chomley Farran
- Dwarf Fragrance Mix
- Odessa Red
- Raspberry Ripples
- Chabaud mix
- Grenadin Pink
- Can Can Cocktail Party
- Chabaud striato
Pinks, carnations, sweet william... they're all dianthus. And this is their group!9 members / 15 topics