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Dianthus caryophyllus : fact sheet


Species name:
Dianthus caryophyllus
Common names:
Carnation
Description:
CARNATION, Low-growing Perennial Herbaceous clump-forming

Plant area

Source:
Exotic to South Africa
Endemic to:
Mediterranean

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 50cm
Width:
Less than 40cm
Sun:
Full or Partial Sun
Water:
Needs average water
Hadiness:
Fairly hardy
Coast friendly:
Yes

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Low-growing Biennials
Usage:
Container/ Pot Plants/Patio plants ,Rockery Plant ,General attractive garden subject
Fruit:
Dry Fruit in capsule/pod/follicle/Seed
Flowers:
Redish/Pinkish/Maroon/Scarlet Tones ,Whiteish/Cream/Very Pale Tones ,Flowers Particularly Attractive ,Flowers-Good cut flower ,Flowers Particularly Fragrant ,Attractive Corsage/Buttonhole
Flower season:
Spring (Sept.-Oct.) ,Summer (Nov.-Feb.)
Features:
Toxic ,Usually grown as a Perennial
Foliage:
Evergreen ,Foliage blueish/greyish/silverish above ,Leaves/Leaflets Narrowish ,Leaves Simple Entire

Plant suppliers

Tulbagh Kwekery

Tulbagh
tel: 0232300694
email: plants@tulbaghnursery.co.za
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