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A perennial flower of the species Dianthus, Carnations are popular around the world and widely used for flower arrangements, ceremonies and symbolic reference. This category is for your questions about the propagation, planting, maintenance, trouble shooting, harvesting, regions, growing conditions, light requirements, and more about the popular Carnation.
this is the carnation flower from the inside
The pinks (D. plumarius), carnations  (D.caryophyllus) and sweet william (D. barbatus)  belong to the flamily Caryophyllaceae (meaning "clove"  since they have a spicy frangrance), and are collectively referred  to by their genus name, Dianthus (meaning  "God's Flower"). They all have the...
to 30 or 50 days
No. The flower, carnation, is not posionous.
Amazingly enough, even though the stems and leaves are mildly toxic  to humans if ingested, and do cause a contact dermatitis (skin  irritation), the flower petals are edible. The  Culinary Cafe's Edible Flower List indicates that the petals  of the carnation (genus Diathus) are safe to eat and...
Carnations are grown in late spring and summer outside. In  greenhouses they can be grown in any season, but it might get too  hot for them in summer.
It depends on the type of carnation and the way it is grown.
The red carnation has an extended blooming period, but although we  can find them in florists' shops all year long, their main  flowering time is known to be from mid spring to summer.
Yes carnations have seeds When the flower has finished blooming there will remain seed pods where the flower was just save these and dry them and you can plant them next year.
Carnations are perennials, but many people grow them as annuals.
The central vacuoles in its cell fill with green water. CORRECT  ANSWER.
The proper name for a carnation was a nine long word: Dianthus floribus solitaris, sqyamis calycinis subovatis brevissimis, corollis crenatis. Explorerrs were bringing back more and more new and different specimens. Using such long names was very confusing.
  up to 5-6 weeks
Deconstructing the flower completely and using small bunches of the  petals to pin either to a base or frame making an appearance of  feathers. This was a form of basing that was used a lot by florists  but is now very rarely seen in commercial pieces due to the time  and labor involved.
If you mean in the immediat 3-5 seconds in which you add it, it is because of diffusion.
  Put different food coloring in jar (you can add water if you want lighter color) then take a carnation and split the stem into however many jar of coloring you have. Stick part of a stem in each jar then leave it for a couple hours. This is called colorful carnation if you would like to look...
  Some flowers use more water, faster. The faster it would normally use water, the faster it would absorb a liquid dye.
Almost any florist will have white carnations.
Common colors are a mixture between pink and red.
In the pink: in excellent health physically and emotionally
It is associated with Spanish folklore, Gypsy's Lapels, thrown into  the ring after a bullfight, associated as a symbol of love between  two people, as well as the crown of thorns Jesus wore.
No, it is a dicot.
in the flower head, if you want to know how to harvest carnation  seeds go to   See link below for harvesting seed tips
New York. The Belmont Stakes is called the " Run For The Carnations".
Actually, if you put a white carnation in food coloring, the carnations will turn that color. Example: Put a white carnation in red food coloring. In a few weeks, the flower will turn red.
Middle French, from Old Italian carnagione, from  carne flesh, from Latin carn-, caro. Carnations were  originally originally flesh-colored but are now found in many color  variations.
Yes! According to the ASPCA Animal Poison Control, carnations are toxic to cats. They cause problems to their nervous and digestive systems. The symptoms are mood changes, drooling, vomiting and uncontrollable bowels.
In Paul's case members of the faculty don't like Paul's carnation  because they think It suggests that he's not taking things  seriously enough.
The purpose of the carnation flower is to attract pollinating  insects. Use for proms is a bonus.
Carnation flowers are available at almost every florist around the  world.
you need to measure each side of the float then find out how many flowers you want to put on each side. then add it all up XD
yes if you put green food colring it will turn green and then star to die
Because the plant is able to divert it's energy to producing fruit instead of flowering.
That would be "Dianthus caryophyllus". 
No, it prevents them from drawing water from the soil.
Very common in the countryside of Korea.
If you treat the carnation to 1/2 a cup of water and trim the flower when you get it. The carnation should last 5-6 weeks at least that's my experience!
  Well they are very bad so
  I have 3 children and I have never done it but a nurse at my job says its all she ever used and she has 3 healthy teenage sons. You just mix equal parts sterile water with the carnation milk, for a great , inexpensive formula.
  My husband specializes in making Caramel pies...he buys this condensed milk and peels the labels off the can. He then boils the cans for 3 hours. During this boiling process, the milk carmelizes and he then pours the "caramel" (watch out, the can will be extremely hot...you could let it cool...
Carnations are beautiful flowers and are given as gifts on days like Mother,s Day, they symbolize good luck,innocence and pure love.Carnations come in different colours and mean lots of different things like yes, no. and capriciousness
It conveys the message of rejection and of having being disappointed. Actually I have searched that yellow Carnation means being cheerful or such.
Feather flowers can still be found online. They run about 10.45pounds (UK). There are also bulk sellers online. The flowers havean approximate diameter of 11cm. Colors are in rose, pink, jade,sapphire, purple and ivory.
Don't use asprin because asprin can kill carnations!! Learned that  one the hard way.
Perpetual ones do. Most are perennial.
Spain has the carnation as its national flower.
It can be done by splitting the stem in the middle about 6 inches up the length, then placing the two halves in separate dyed glasses of water, it will take up the colored liquid and change to the color of the water. Should be done with a white flower.
Carnations have been around since Jesus Christ was walking the earth. According to stories his mother Mary cried at the foot of the cross when Jesus was being crucified, and a carnation grew where the tears had dropped. They are so common that many people like to decorate their gardens or patio area...
Carnation primarily produces condensed and evaporated milk for use in cooking and other food products. In recent years it has expanded its products to include drink mixes and cereal.
Carnations can be reproduced in three different ways: . Seeds: seeds germinate in 2-3 weeks. Seeds are important forthe genetic variability and adaptability of the species, but youcan never be sure of what you'll get until the flower blooms. . Cuttings: method of choice for perennial carnations....
Carnations are a relatively easy flower to maintain, both for growing, and while cut in a bouquet. They need the basics of water, sunlight, and enriched soil while growing, but can survive in many climates and last from spring until fall if there is no frost.
The carnation flowers have significant connection with Mother's Day. Usually people give their mother a bunch of Carnation flower during Mother's day. In flower language carnations mean women's love, move and pure love.
  Carnations enjoy a sunny area protected from wind. Plant them into a bed rich in compost and old manure, and add lime if your soil is acidic. They also prefer a soil that is a little on the sandy side. You can support the plants with a wire netting guard, often available in garden centers....
No. Roses are members of Rosa family and Carnations the Dianthus  family.
The life cycle starts with a seed. The seed grows into a plant. The  plant makes a flower. The flower is pollinated. Then more seeds are  formed.
    Two possibilities that I know of:   The Italian word 'carnagione" which means "flesh color"   or   A corruption of the word "coronation" either because the flowers were used in garlands for the hair, or because the toothed edges of the petals have a crown-like look.
That their flowers typicallyare pink in color and have frilled (pinked) margins is thereason why the flowers are called "pinks". Specifically, the flower in questionbelongs to the genus Dianthus . It has worldwide appealeven though it is predominantly native to Asia and Europe. It isimmediately...
The pollen is on the stamens in the center of the flower.
To expose more of the cut surface to the water to increase the  drawing power
This depends on the variety, the way it is grown or the type of  feeding given.
A carnation is pollinated by insects in the normal way. As most  modern carnation flowers are double (multipetalled) the insects  cannot pollinate until the flower is fully open exposing the  pollen.
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CARNATION (GENERAL) -Fascination   CARNATION (PINK) -I'll Never Forget You   CARNATION (RED) -My Heart Aches For You, Admiration   CARNATION (PURPLE) -Capriciousness   CARNATION (SOLID COLOR) -Yes   CARNATION (STRIPED) -No, Refusal, Sorry I Can't Be With You, Wish I  Could Be With...
Carnation grows faster. Roses have woody growth so they are slower.
The pink carnation as a symbol for I'll never forget you.
A carnation absorbs water through its vascular system or conducting tissues. Xylem transports water and minerals from the roots to the leaves. Phloem transports food from the leaves to the rest of the plant.A carnation absorbs water through its vascular system or conducting  tissues. Xylem...
  Narmer's gardener and florist perhaps. King Narmer is thought to have reigned c. 3150 BCE in Egypt.
Bi-coloured or saw-toothed carnations.   Answer.   Picotee edged.
No they were imported, The carnation's history dates back to ancient Greek and Roman times,
Very common in the countryside of Korea.
Every plant is sensitive to ethylene gas. Ethylene is emitted when damage is done to a plant. It stimulates repair or ripening so that reproduction can take place before it's too late. Bananas are an example of this ripening effect. Put green bananas beside ripe ones and the ethylene ripens the...
Even though the petals of a carnation (Genus Dianthus) are used in and around foods, the leaves and stem contain triterpenoid saponins which cause contact dermatitis (skin irritation), nausea and vomiting, abdominal pain and possibly nervous disorders. For an adult it takes a large quantity of...
it can be absolutely anywhere, and they are very common in the countryside of korea.
Get a white carnation. Using a craftknife, cut the stem in half for half its length. Place the two halves in different glasses - one containing diluted blue food dye and the other containing red - for about half an hour or until it reaches the desired colour.
My carnation had 9, but they can have from 5-12 depending on the size of the flower.
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An alabaster carnation is a white carnation flower.