Carnation (Dianthus 'Dad's Favourite') in the Dianthus Database

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Dad's Favorite

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 9 - 12 inches
Plant Spread: 9 - 12 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Other: Gray-green
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Other: Clove-scented
Flower Color: Bi-Color: White/Red, White/Wine red, White/Maroon
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Uses: Provides winter interest
Groundcover
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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