Information About Dianthus

Dianthus includes a number of well-known plants (such as pinks, sweet William and carnation) that are easy to grow in most climates as long as you can provide full sunshine and well-drained soil. But what else do these plants need? How involved is the care of dianthus in the garden? Read these articles for tips on caring for dianthus plants.

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Reasons To Celebrate National Carnation Day

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Learn the fascinating American history of the red carnation, as Ohio celebrates National Red Carnation Day on January 29.

Carnations In Containers – Learn About Potted Carnation Plants

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Carnations are extremely popular and make stunning cut flower arrangements. They are also an excellent choice for growth in containers. Carnations in containers can bring much needed color to small landscape plantings, as well as window boxes. Learn more here.

Septoria On Carnations – Learn About Carnation Leaf Spot Control

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Carnation septoria leaf spot is a common, yet highly destructive, disease that spreads rapidly from plant to plant. However, septoria leaf spot of carnations is relatively easy to manage if caught early. To learn more about this disease, click the following article.

Carnation Rhizoctonia Stem Rot – How To Manage Stem Rot On Carnations

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

There are few things as delightful as carnations. They are relatively easy plants to grow but can develop fungal problems. Carnations with rhizoctonia stem rot, for instance, are a common problem. Click here to learn the symptoms and treatment for this common disease.

Carnation Fusarium Wilt Info: How To Control Fusarium Wilt Of Carnations

By Amy Grant

Carnations have a rich and meaningful history, and are some of the oldest cultivated flowers. Despite this, they are susceptible to a number of issues, like fusarium wilt disease. The following contains info on treating carnation fusarium wilt.

Clove Pink Herb Plants – Learn About Clove Pink Uses In The Garden

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Clove pink herb plants are related to carnations and the recognizable scent of clove is borne on the blooms. These lovely little plants are charming additions to the garden. Learn how to grow clove pink herbs in this article.

Companion Plants For Dianthus – Tips On What To Plant With Dianthus

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Dianthus are low-maintenance plants prized for their ruffly blooms and sweet-spicy scent. If you're wondering what to plant with dianthus in your garden, click this article to get some helpful tips and suggestions.

What Is Firewitch – How To Care For Firewitch Dianthus Plants

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Oftentimes, I am asked by customers for specific plants only by description. For example, "I'm looking for a plant I saw that's grass-like but has little pink flowers". I find it is Firewitch dianthus that has caught their eye. Learn more about it here.

Carnation Garden Plants: Tips For Growing Carnations

By Gardening Know How

Carnations remain the most popular cut flower, and many people want to know how to grow carnation flowers. Anyone can learn about growing carnations and enjoy the rewards by reading this article.

Dianthus Plants: How To Grow Dianthus

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Dianthus can refer to several different plants, but often it's those spiky mounds of small colorful flowers. Click here to learn more.

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