Carnations and Pinks by Pamela McGeorge

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Published by Firefly Books .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Gardening/Plants,
  • Flowers - General,
  • Gardening,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • Carnations,
  • Gardening / Flowers / Annuals,
  • Pinks,
  • Flowers - Annuals

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsRussell McGeorge (Photographer)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8569813M
ISBN 101552975533
ISBN 109781552975534
OCLC/WorldCa47365222

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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.

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It details the history of these plants, their progression over the years and new information about. 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 - Be the first. 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. Carnations need some hours of full sun each day and should be kept moist. Avoid over-watering as this may tend to turn the foliage yellow. Spent flowers should be removed promptly to promote continued blooming.

The quality of the bloom depends on the soil and irrigation aspects for growing carnations. Those who grow carnations should know the. In Carnations and Pinks authors Pamela McGeorge and Keith Hammett provide gardeners with a comprehensive guide to growing and enjoying the genus Dianthus.

This book includes: history and outline of the genus Dianthus species planting ideas Author: Pamela Mcgeorge. Old-fashioned Carnations for Cutting. and finally a flower shop, where the footprints ended. Inside the card was a packet of seeds for PINKS and this rhyme ” I searched high and low for something you would like best, and finally I found it–a flower to suit you better than the rest!” The book didn’t cover the carnations, but I.

Carnations were mentioned in Greek literature 2, years ago. The term dianthus was coined by Greek botanist Theophrastus, and is derived from the Ancient Greek words for divine ("dios") and flower ("anthos"). The name "carnation" is believed to come from the Latin corona-ae, a "wreath, garland, chaplet, crown", as it was one of the flowers used in Greek and Roman ceremonial Family: Caryophyllaceae.

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A more accurate name for it in terms of traditional color nomenclature CMYK (c, m, y, k): (0, 20, 14, 0). Description. Carnations’ spicy scent inspired their other common name, clove pinks. The flowers have a series of fringed petals, lending them a ruffled look.

How to Care for Carnations. These perennials aren't super-fussy and come in a host of colors and sizes, ranging from creeping ground covers to taller types suitable for cutting. Your grandmother may have called some types "pinks" due to their fringed edges that appear to have been trimmed by pinking shears.

It is a tradition at the Oxford University to wear carnations during exams - white carnation to the first exam, red to the last and pink to every exam in between.

Carnations are easy to grow. Carnations grow 18" to 24" tall, and produce a spicy clove-like fragrance. There are over species of Carnations, and hundreds more of hybrid varieties. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Carnations, Picotees, and the Wild and Garden Pinks by Ernest Thomas Cook (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

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Perennial carnations (Dianthus caryophyllus) are among the species that make up the Dianthus genus, part of the Caryophyllaceae family. They are. 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.

Very stiff card boards with cloth spine and margins. 51pp. The history of pinks and carnations plus descriptions of every known surviving example, however scarce and rare. With eight beautiful coloured full-page paintings of pinks and carnations.

A lovely copy. We do not use stock photos, the picture displayed is of the actual book for sale. Pinks and carnations – the difference. Pinks and carnations share the Latin name Dianthus which means ‘divine flower’. They are closely related, but carnations tend to have larger, thicker leaves that curl at the tip.

They also tend to be less hardy and to have larger, less-fragrant flowers in a wider range of colours. This banner text can have markup.

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Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.

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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 a intoxicating, spicy fragrance that is very appealing.

Title. Carnations, picotees, and the wild and garden pinks, Related Titles. Series: Country life library. Cook, Ernest Thomas. Type. Book Material. Carnation Story and Origins.

Carnations are also called pinks because of their spiky petals that look like they were cut with pinking shears. There are several theories about how the carnation got its name. Some believe that it comes from the word coronation because it was used in Greek ceremonial crowns.

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Carnations, pinks, sweet Williams and other dianthus species contain triterpenoid saponins, which are stomach usually make a cat sick only in the stomach. Because cats eat grass and plants, including carnations and their relatives, and often vomit afterward, it is hard to determine if one is sick because she ate a few carnation petals or because she munched on a.

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Book feels flimsy as a likely wartime/austerity production. Dustwrapper is generally worn and frayed at edges, also grubby in places. No date given for this third edition of Allwood's guide to Carnations, with a Foreword by Alesworth, but all indications suggest mid-late s.The exquisite bouquet includes pink roses, light pink spray roses, light pink oriental lilies, purple alstroemeria and fuchsia carnations accented with assorted greenery.

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