Are carnations perennial?

Answer The U.S. Department of Agriculture classifies carnations (Dianthus caryophyllus) as a perennial flower. In the United States, the carnation grows wild only in Arkansas in Massachusetts, but is a co... Read More »

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How to Dye Carnations?

This is an article on how to dye carnations. Carnations are VERY easy to dye and also very impressive. They're perfect for a centerpiece if a date is coming over or just to brighten your room.

How do i buy carnations?

Check the PetalsLook at the petals of the carnations. They should be silky with no browning, and no petals should be falling off. Loose petals indicate dying carnations.Check the StemsExamine the s... Read More »

How do I care for carnations?

PlantingPlant carnation seeds directly in the flower bed, in soil that has been cultivated to a depth of 8 to 10 inches. Cover the seeds with a light dusting of soil, no more than 1/4 inch. Allow 8... Read More »

How do I use carnations in vases?

Prepare VaseFill a vase 2/3 full of cool water. Add 1 tsp. of sugar or flower preservative to the water. Mix the water with a large spoon.Trim FlowersClip carnation stems under gentle running water... Read More »