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|1||Carnation (Orange) - Plant|
|2||6 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
This Dianthus orange variety is bi-colored bringing both orange and cream together to create a lovely sherbet-like appearance. This Carnation seed produces double, beautifully scented, fringed flowers that grow as a perennial in frost free zones. Carnation flowers can grow as annuals where winters are cold.
Grow carnation flower seeds in borders, planters, cottage gardens and rock gardens.
For Carnation flowers the first year, start Dianthus seeds indoors 10 - 12 weeks before the last frost, planting 2 - 3 flower seeds per pot or cell. Cover the Carnation seeds with no more than 1/16 inch of soil and keep the seeds moist until germination.Move seedlings to a cool, bright place to continue growing, then harden the Carnation plants off in the garden a week or two before the last frost. Where winters are mild, Carnation seeds may be planted outdoors spring through early fall. Removing spent flowers encourages continued blooming.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Carnation, Chabaud Giant Model Mix Carnation|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||3 to 5 feet|
|Flower Colour ||Orange.|
|Bloom Time ||In late spring and summer.|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy|
Planting and careInsects and Diseases: Insect and disease problems are infrequent. If insect or disease problems occur, treat early with insecticides, repellents, or fungicide. Supporting Tall Carnations: You need to know ahead how tall each variety will grow in order to provide the right kind of support. The support should be set in place soon after planting, or as the plants emerge from the ground in the spring, so the stems will remain up.
Carnations are grown from seed. Carnation seeds can be directly seeded into your flower garden, or started indoors for transplanting later. If planting outdoors, sow them early in the spring. But, make sure the soil is not too wet.
When sowing seeds, cover lightly with 1/4 inches of fine soil. Space seeds or seedlings 12" apart.
If you are growing perennials, you can propagate them from cuttings or by division. Once your plants have been established, they can be propagated by separation in the fall.
|Sunlight ||Full sunlight, about 4-5 hours everyday.|
|Watering ||Carnations do not require much water, except in the hot months.You must be careful not to make the soil too wet which can produce yellow foliage.You must spray water on the plants instead of splashing.|
|Soil ||Well- drained, slightly alkaline (pH 6.75) soil.|
|Temperature ||The optimum temperature for growing Carnations range from 50 - 59 degrees C at daytime and 41- 46 degrees C at night. |
|Fertilizer ||Add a general purpose fertilizer once or twice a month.|
Frequently Asked Questions
How to plant carnation cuttings?
Using soft terminal cuttings of carnation is the common method of multiplication. consider the following points to plant cuttings 1. Cuttings of 10-12 cm having 3-4 nodes is selected.2. Treated with rooting hormone and planted in grow bags.3. Good plant will develop within 21 days. 4. Soil-Select well-draining and nutrient-rich soil. You can grow them in the pot using potting mixture or directly in the soil.
Can you plant carnation seeds?
Yes, we can plant carnation seeds from August to october.
Can you plant carnation cuttings?
Yes, we can plant carnation cuttings.
How to prune carnation plants?
Pruning is not applicable to carnation. We can do pinching operation for quality flower production.
When do I plant carnation seeds?
Best time to plant carnation seeds is from August to october.
How long do carnation plants live?
carnation is perennial flowering plant and live for 2-4 years.
Are carnation plants perennial?
carnation is perennial flowering plant.
How big do carnation plants get?
Carnation plants can grow up to 2-3 feet.
How to plant carnation seeds?
Best time to plant carnation seeds is from August to october and it is directly planted in pots or grow bags by using well drained fertile soil by placing 2-3 seeds in each grow bag.
Do carnation plants spread?
Carnation is not spreading type plant but it can grow up to 2-3 feet
Are carnation plants hardy?
Carnation is herbaceous perennial plant and it is slightly hardy to Biotic and abiotic stress.
Can you split carnation plants?
Carnation is multiplied by both sexual and asexual methods like seed, terminal tip cuttings, Micro propagation etc.
When to plant carnation cuttings?
July-August is the best time for planting carnation cuttings.
What does a carnation plant look like?
Carnation is herbaceous perennial plant and leaves are grayish green to blue-green. The Flowers are produced singly or up to five together in a cyme.
Saturday, 08 February 2020
Its been a month I bought this plant. It came with very few broken leaves but its growing fast now. Very happy with this one.
Sunday, 17 November 2019
Absolutely no complaints! Beautiful plant, great packaging, prompt delivery.
Sunday, 17 November 2019
Amazed to see this plant.
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