Carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus) in the Dianthus Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Flowers: Showy
Uses: Cut Flower
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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The January Not-A-Raffle-Raffle:  The Behemoth Collection of Vegetable and Annual SeedsThe January Not-A-Raffle-Raffle: The Behemoth Collection of Vegetable and Annual Seeds
January 14, 2013

For this month's raffle, in honor of Veggies and Annuals week, Chelle has shocked and thrilled us by putting forward the largest collection of seeds I've ever imagined.

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Posted by robertduval14 (Mason, New Hampshire - Zone 5b) on Apr 16, 2013 7:49 PM

Ohio's state flower.

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Posted by robertduval14 (Mason, New Hampshire - Zone 5b) on Sep 19, 2016 10:24 PM

National flower of Monaco.

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