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Cottage Garden Carnation

Image of Dianthus caryophyllus (Carnation)
Image of Dianthus caryophyllus (Carnation)
Image of Dianthus caryophyllus (Carnation)
Image of Dianthus caryophyllus (Carnation)

Dianthus caryophyllus

  • Traditional hardy border carnations.
  • Richly perfumed.
  • Beautiful flowers in a variety of colours and shades and even striped.
  • Love a full sun position

Supplied as compost block grown plants (supplied in mixed colours only).

Available from approximately mid April 2019

5 or more £1.20GBPGBP
each. Group & quantity discounts
Qty:

These traditional hardy border carnations are richly perfumed, unlike carnations you find in the florist or sold on garage forecourts which are imported from Colombia as spray carnations.

These really are something special - as you will discover! Personal callers will see them in flower here outside in the summer. Each plant grows into a robust clump from which you can take 'slips' or cuttings to increase stocks of your favourite colours. We first grew these in 1958 - long after the Victorians had discovered their worth. In the 1850's ten plants sold for 1 Guinea (about £80 in today's currency).

Can be grown in pots and moved into the greenhouse or sun room for late autumn and early spring flowering. We supply a lovely rich balanced colour selection that includes shades of pink, crimson-red, yellow, white, purple and intermediate shades and tints, and the traditional striped types not found in cultivation these days.

  • Flower June to September.
  • Grow to approximately 18" (45 cm) tall.
  • Thrive in full sun and a well drained soil.
  • Plant 10" (25 cm) apart.
  • Flowers are edible.

How To...

How To Plant Out Ornamentals
Detailed advice on how to plant out ornamentals, including information on recommended planting distances.

General Information

What's A Compost Block Grown Plant?
Information on the size of the compost blocks that Victoriana grow their plants in - and what you can expect to receive.

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https://www.victoriananursery.co.uk/Cottage_Garden_Carnation/