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2 edition of Carnations, pinks and all dianthus. found in the catalog.

Carnations, pinks and all dianthus.

Montagu Charles Allwood

Carnations, pinks and all dianthus.

by Montagu Charles Allwood

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Published by Allwood Bros .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination354p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22829694M

Carnations and Pinks book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In Carnations and Pinks authors Pamela McGeorge and Keith Hammett pro 4/5(2). Dianthus - Carnations and Pinks Garden Plants for Sale Hardy perennial - Flowers May to September. Cottage garden favorites, tough and undemanding, often wonderfully fragrant flowering for months on end. Carnations are taller plants with larger flowers that have more petals, pinks are lower growing with smaller simpler flowers that are produced.

In Carnations and Pinks authors Pamela McGeorge and Keith Hammett provide gardeners with a comprehensive guide to growing and enjoying the genus Dianthus. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews .   Pinks (scented) and carnations (unscented) are easy to propagate from ‘pipings’. These are made from soft tips of strong, flowerless shoots, around five pairs of leaves in length. Summer is the ideal time for taking cuttings, as plant cells divide quickly, promoting root growth.

Carnation, Pinks (Dianthus) Plant Health Problems Diseases caused by Fungi: Wilt, Fusarium, Verticillium. Vascular wilts are troublesome diseases of carnations. Infected plants first develop a dull green color and eventually wilt and turn straw-color. Symptoms often appear on one section of the plant.   Dianthus caryophyllus, ‘Carnation’, ‘Clove Pink’ Dianthus caryophyllus, ‘Carnation’ Source: Nite Dan. The Royal Horticultural Society has given quite a number of different carnations its prestigious Award of Garden Merit, and for good reason. The carnation has become one of the most popular flowers in the world.


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Carnations, pinks and all dianthus by Montagu Charles Allwood Download PDF EPUB FB2

Seems to be a really good book on Dianthus which is why I purchased it. Some lovely photographers yet lots of information about carnations and pinks. There is a section on the history included and also chapters on all aspects to do with the growing of the plants. A wonderful book which specialises in these flowers/5(7).

Pinks, or Dianthus plumarius, are more subtle in form than their close relation, the carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus), with finely divided foliage and smaller, highly-fragrant flowers in shades of pink and white.

These come in one glorious June flush. They are short-lived, sun-loving perennials and most only stay in the peak of perfection for three years or so before declining. Get this from a library. Carnations, pinks and all Dianthus.

[Montagu C Allwood] -- History and development of the Dianthus species from B.C. to the present, with information on varieties and culture of carnations, pinks, and other varieties. Carnations, pinks and all dianthus by Allwood, M. C and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The old-fashioned carnation name pinks comes from the serrated flower edges, which look as if cut with pinking shears.

And the name of the color pink is said to come from these perennials, which have been popular in gardens for hundreds of many dianthus species and hybrids come in red, white, orange, purple, cranberry, and of course, many shades of : Betty Carnations Mackey. The group includes lots of charming species and cultivars in shades of purple, red and white, as well as pink.

Other dianthus to grow include sweet Williams (Dianthus barbatus) and carnations, but it’s pinks that produce the gorgeous clove-like scent, which is particularly noticeable on warm summer evenings. While they’re generally smaller in stature, pinks are tough pinks and all dianthus.

book that can. Sweet Williams and carnations are excellent long lasting cut flowers. There are also brilliant bedding types that offer color all summer.

Dianthus flowers are commonly found in shades of reds, pinks and white, and have a sweet clove scent. Some carnation varieties are available in yellows and oranges. The tall sweet Williams and carnations are best for further back in flowerbeds, where they stand tall over other flowers and shrubs, providing an additional layer of color to the garden.

Twin Pack of 2, Dianthus Seeds, From Amazon. All species of Dianthus enjoy planting in areas of the garden that receive full sunshine throughout the day.

Allwoods the leading growers & suppliers of Pinks & Carnations sincealso stock a unique range of Pelargoniums, Succulents, Fuchsias & other garden plants Where plants come first Tel: This work, written by three British expert cultivators of the carnation, includes a ""Calendar of Operations,"" a month-by-month description of plants in four varieties: Border Carnations and Picotees; Malmaison Varieties; Perpetual-flowering Varieties; and Pinks.

The book includes eight black-and-white plates of carnations. China Pink (syn. Rainbow Pink) Dianthus chinensis. Zones: Height/Spread: Upright or bushy habit, inches tall, inches wide.

Exposure: Full to partial sun. Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer, with rebloom in summer. Color: Red, pink, white or bicolored flowers; green foliage.

Dianthus Problems. Dianthus is the genus name for a group of flowers, commonly called pinks or carnations, with frilly blossoms growing over mats of grass-like leaves.

Originating from Europe and. Pinks are not necessarily pink at all and come in a wide range of hues from white to cerise to purple and red. Pinks and Carnations belong to the genus Dianthus.

Both have attractive flowers which are usually scented and have grey/green foliage. Dianthus flowers (Dianthus spp.) are also called “pinks.”They belong to a family of plants which includes carnations and are characterized by the spicy fragrance the blooms emit. Dianthus plants may be found as a hardy annual, biennial or perennial and most often used in borders or potted displays.

A quick tutorial on how to grow dianthus reveals the ease of care and versatility of. For carnations and pinks, both members of the Dianthus family, are flowers that our grandmothers grew, that gardeners in the western world have cherished for centuries. As early as the s, enthusiastic growers in Europe collected dianthus.

They bred them, traded them, painted them and wrote about them. The plants traveled.4/5(2). Dianthus is a genus of about species of flowering plants in the family Caryophyllaceae, native mainly to Europe and Asia, with a few species extending south to north Africa, and one species (D.

repens) in arctic North names include carnation (D. caryophyllus), pink (D. plumarius and related species) and sweet william (D. barbatus).The name Dianthus is from the Greek words.

Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features Carnations and All Dianthus. Montagu Charles Allwood. Border Carnation Perpetual Carnations Perpetual Malmaison Perpetual-flowering Carnations pests petals phosphoric acid Pink plant food plants growing pollen potash produce propagating.

Seems to be a really good book on Dianthus which is why I purchased it. Some lovely photographers yet lots of information about carnations and pinks.

There is a section on the history included and also chapters on all aspects to do with the growing of the plants. A wonderful book which specialises in these s: 7. My Dianthus Is Turning Brown.

A name that refers to several hundred species and cultivars in the nursery trade today, the group of plants known as dianthus (Dianthus spp.) are also called pinks. Carnations & Pinks One of our most popular cut flower much famed for their double, showy blooms in an array of bright and unusual colours.

Ideal for growing in large pots on the patio, or in the border, where they'll produce a fantastic show all summer long. Most of the Dianthus varieties will reach heights of inches, but there are a few dwarf carnations that grow " tall.

Shades of pinks and purple, white and red flowers are the colors that are most commonly available and some heavily scented carnations have .Dianthus's bright pink, red or lavender flowers with ruffled edges have been popular with gardeners for centuries.

Some flowers in the Dianthus genus include maiden pinks, sweet william and carnations. Different dianthus flowers may bloom profusely throughout the .Garden Pinks. The beloved Garden Pinks are still probably the most popular and well known of the hybrid Dianthus.

Many varieties have gained the prestigious Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit - the highest accolade the Society can give for a plant of outstanding garden performance.