Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Dianthus caryophyllus, Orange Ripple, Carnation

Common Name: Carnation

Family: Caryophyllaceae

Genus: Dianthus

Species: caryophyllus

Cultivar or Variety: Orange Ripple

Characteristics of Plant
A very beautiful carnation. The deep tangerine/orange picotee colors overlap a white carnation.

What also makes this a nice carnation to grow is that the blooms are double flowered and are scented.

If you like Orange Ripple, you may also like Raspberry Ripple in this series.

Life Cycle
Annual
Perennial

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 5
Zone 6
Zone 7
Zone 8
Zone 9
Zone 10

Endangered Species
No

Heirloom
No

Seed Needs Light to Germinate
Yes

Sun Exposure
Full Sun
Part Sun/ Part Shade

Fragrance
Perfumed

Nutritional Needs
Moist

Cutting Flower
Yes

Image
(Image by poisondartfrog)
"Orange Ripple"
[ Comment ]

Posted by poisondartfrog on Dec 29, 2013 5:59 PM CST:
Thanks Ella! The best part-these were piggy seeds, from bluespiral, if I remember correctly.

Posted by starlight1153 on Dec 28, 2013 3:48 PM CST:
How simply stunning!

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