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CARNATION Dwarf Fragrance Mix

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Dianthus caryophyllus

Family: Caryophyllaceae

Characteristics: Perennial 35 cm

Seeds per packet: 30

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A very attractive variety with large fringed fully double flowers with an excellent fragrance. Early flowering with strong stems to 35 cm making them ideal for cut flowers.

Colours in red, yellow, white, pink and scarlet shades.

Adaptable to most well-drained soils in a sunny position. Fertile soils will produce the best blooms, avoid waterlogged soils.

Tropical: Mid-Autumn to Spring.
Temperate: Autumn to Spring.
Cold: Autumn to Spring.

Sow: 6mm deep.
Grow in trays transplant when large enough to handle (about 4-5 weeks) avoid excessive root disturbance.
Germination: 10-14 days.
Plant space: 30-40cm
Flowering: 26 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.


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