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Growing and Knowing Dianthus and Carnations will help you get to know more about how to make the most of this brightly coloured genus in the garden.

Dianthus have been cultivated for over 2000 for their stunning flowers and still remains an important ornamental plant. There are around 300 species of plants in this genus that can be used for ornamental flowers or used in a variety of situations including rockery plants, border plants, container plants or herbs.

This ebook will explain the ideal growing conditions that dianthus need and everything you need to know about caring for the plants. Then you will discover the different species and cultivars of dianthus and carnations. Identifying different cultivars and species has never been so easy- with this ebook on your ipad or tablet, that you can take anywhere with you.

With 72 pages of wonderful colourful pictures and information, this ebook is a must have for any professional or hobby gardener, or even someone who is looking to produce these plants commercially.

CHAPTER 1 GROWING
Botanical Characteristics of Dianthus
Describing the Flowers
Other Terminology
How to Grow Dianthus
Temperature Needs
Light Requirements
Water Requirements
Nutrient Requirements
Growing Media
Propagation
Health
Cultural Practices
Planting
Pruning
Irrigation
How Dianthus are Grown
Commercial Perfumery
Culinary Uses
Other Uses
Competitions and Shows

CHAPTER 2 SPECIES
Carnation alba
D x Allwoodii
Dianthus alpinus
Dianthus arpadianus
D. arenarius
D. barbatus
Dianthus carthusianorum
Dianthus caryophyllus Oscar Pink
D. chinensis
Dianthus deltoides
D. erinaceus
D. gratianopolitanus
Dianthus haematocalyx
Dianthus japonicus
Dianthus microlepis
Dianthus monspessulanus
D. myrtenervius
D. pavonius
Dianthus petraeus
Dianthus plumarius
D. scardicus
D. subcaulis
Dianthus superbus

CHAPTER 3 CULTIVARS

Carnations
Carnation Baltico
Carnation Benji
Carnation Crimson Tempo
Carnation Farieta
Carnation Lady Spring
Carnation Nelson
Carnation Prado
Carnation Rendez Vous
Carnation Segreto
Carnation Spirit
Carnation Walker
Malmaison carnations
Dianthus Lady Windermere
Dianthus Marmion
Dianthus Old Blush
Dianthus Thora
Dianthus cultivars
Dianthus Candy Floss
Dianthus Coconut
Dianthus Duchess of Westminster
Dianthus Diane
Dianthus Earl of Sussex
Dianthus Flashing
Dianthus Jubilee
Dianthus Kiwi Falls
Dianthus Laced Monarch
Dianthus Lady in Red
Dianthus Lionheart
Dianthus Loveliness White
Dianthus Memories
Dianthus Pink Panther
Dianthus Oscar
Dianthus Storm
Dianthus Sugar Plum
Dianthus Tickled Pink
Sweet William
Dianthus Rainbow Mixed

CHAPTER 4 BUSINESS WITH CARNATIONS AND DIANTHUS

Harvesting
Why do Flowers Deteriorate?
Tips
How Can You Know Cut Flower Quality?
How Do You Care For Flowers once Cut

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