Carnation is one of the most spectacular flowering plants appreciated for their colorful flowers. Its elegant flowering provides an eye-catching attribute and can increase the beauty of your outdoor garden.
What makes it special:
- One of the best flowering plants
- Denotes purity and luck, and gratitude.
- Perfect plant for outdoor garden and sunny balcony.
- Carnations express love, fascination and distinction.
||Carnation (Any Color) - Plant
||4 inch (10 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
Carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus) is a herbaceous perennial plant belongs to the Caryophyllaceae family. The leaves are glaucous greyish green to blue-green and the flowers are produced singly or up to five together.
Carnations are perfect for adding instant color to any location! Cut flowers are long-lasting in fresh bouquets makes a lovely gift!.
||9 inch (23 cm)
||4 inch (10 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Dianthus caryophyllus, clove pink, Carnation, Divine flower.
|Maximum Reachable Height
||Up to 60 centimeters.
||Late spring and summer
||Easy to grow.
Planting and care
Keep the plant outdoor with Natural indirect bright Light.Protect the Carnation plant from direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage. SoilThe soil should be well drained and fertile rich in oragnic content. WateringPoke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.Application of FertilizerDuring the main growing season feed the Carnation with organic fertilizer once a month.Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.Re-pottingWhen a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.For re-potting procedure click here
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Plant ProtectionRemove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and dispose them away from the planting area.Spray Neem, Eucalyptus or Citrus oil for any insect/pest attack, as a primary treatment.DontsDo not over-water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
Planting environment â€“ Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:Keep the plant in Natural indirect bright Light.Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
||Natural indirect bright light.
||Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
||Soil should be a well drain and fertile, rich in organic content.
||10 to 20-degree Celcius.
||Apply any organic fertilizer.
Carnation special feature
Beautiful elegant flower.
- Can use them in a flowerbed, in a rock garden, in containers or as a border, the many available color varieties will add ornamental value both indoors and out