'Carnation' is a plant in the Dianthus (Carnation) genus with a scientific name of Dianthus caryophyllus.
Blooms appear in these approximate colours: Flamingo pink. Leaves appear approximately as a Kelly green
A type of flower / ornamental, 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. This plant tends to bloom in early spring.
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.
Carnation likes a position of full sun / dappled sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Carnation is thought of as hardy, so it can be safe to leave outdoors for the majority of winter (although if in doubt, using a row cover is often a good idea).
See our list of companion Plants for Carnation to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.
These estimates for how long Carnation takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world.
Average 6 days | Min 3 days | Max 45 days (6)
Average 36 days | Min 36 days | Max 36 days (1)
Average 174 days | Min 99 days | Max 285 days (4)
Golden sun carnation, Pink
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