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Hardy Mixed Carnations

Hardy Mixed Carnations

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Fragrant hardy carnations have long been a favorite of florists, but did you know they look even lovelier in your garden? They come in a variety of dazzling colors, and a delightful spicy scent makes them irresistible!

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Light: Full sun
Height: 15-20"
Deer Resistant
Bloom Time: Summer
Size: Bareroot
Zones: 3 to 9

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Hardy Mixed Carnations Product Details

Botanical Name: Dianthus Mixed
Form: Perennial
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Height/Habit: Flower stems 15"- 24", foliage 4" - 6"
Spread: 12 - 18"
Spacing: 12" - 24"
Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9 (- 40 degrees F)
Foliage Type: Long narrow, needle-like, grey-green, evergreen in many areas.
Flower Form: Single to double.
Flower Color: Mixed - red, pinks, white, yellow, picotee, two tone.
Flowering Date: Mid spring to summer.
Planting Requirements: In areas with extremely hot summers, shade in the afternoon is recommended. Dianthus bloom best in cooler summers.
Soil Requirements: Moist and well drained - slightly alkaline.
Growth Rate: Moderate.
Unique Characteristics: Old-fashioned favorites loved for their prolific, fragrant flowers that come in an array of attractive colors. They are perfect for front of the border situations and to group in small clusters. The foliage forms an attractive mat that provides interest before and after the flower display. A well drained soil is important for best growth. Standing water in winter is the leading cause of failure with this plant.
Pruning: Cut off all spent blossoms.
Additional Information: Short-lived perennials, must be sited in well-drained organic soils for best results.
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If you are looking for a fragrant, colorful, versatile addition to your garden, look no further than our Hardy Mixed Carnations. They come in a variety of colors including red, pink, and yellow as well as mixed and two-toned colors. Carnations can easily be used in a variety of landscaping options, including borders, rock gardens, flowerbeds and for those without a formal garden, even containers. Our fragrant carnations have a marvelously spicy clove-like fragrance.

These Dicentra varieties enjoy full sun and are suitable for growing in zones 3 - 9. Hardy carnations normally bloom in the summer, but if properly protected against severe weather, can bloom into the fall. Carnations can be used in any number of assorted applications, including weddings, corsages and as a boutonniere. They also make a beautiful addition to any floral arrangement. Our Hardy Mixed Carnations are particularly suited for this, as they bloom in a number of colors, allowing them to be mixed with a wide variety of colored blooms. These fragrant carnations are a flower with the longest vase-life, typically lasting up to 2 - 3 weeks. In addition to floral arrangements, they make lovely ornamental flowers!



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