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Get to know more about Dianthus and Carnations with our colourful and informative 72 page ebook- Growing & Knowing Dianthus and Carnations.

Ancient Greeks and Romans grew them more as medicinal and culinary plants before using them as ornamental plants. In ancient times one specie was used to flavour homemade alcoholic drinks (It was called Sops in Wine). These days Dianthus and carnations are grown to provide stunning colours in flower beds and are cultivated for ornamental cut flower arrangements.

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.

Whether you are wanting to produce these plants commercially, are a landscaper or a hobby gardener, this ebook is a must have for your digital library.

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

APPENDIX


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Growing & Knowing Dianthus and Carnations- PDF Ebook Growing & Knowing Dianthus and Carnations- PDF Ebook
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