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CARNATION - Dianthus

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Sugar N Spice and Feeling Pink are two varieties of Carnation known to be more durable than most. They have a spicy scent and loads of flowers in shades of pink or white.

LIGHT: Carnations prefer bright light and air movement.

WATER: Water in the mornings and never allow to wilt. Keep soil moist at all times.

TEMPERATURE: Carnations will tolerate temperatures from 45 - 76 degrees but ideal is around 60 degrees.

Remove older flowers to encourage continued blooming. These carnations can be planted as a summer garden plant and should be considered an annual.

Seasonal availability is in 4" or 6" pots.