Flowers: Early to mid Summer. Planting: Plant crown at soil surface.
Old english & spray: 25-30cm apart
Sim carnations: 30 cm apart
Soil: Most soils are fine as long as they are well draining and have been enriched with organic matter. If drainage is poor, build up the bed. Position: Full sun Climate: Cool to Sub Tropics. Frost: Hardy. Watering: Keep soil moist (but not soggy) whilst the plants are growing. Fertilizer: Use well rotted manure or a slow release fertilizer. Comments: Makes a great cut flower.
Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:33 AM Keywords: Carnations, plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb