Flowers

Carnation 'Fragrance'

Free flowering and fragrant. This variety of carnation provides lovely, large, double-fringed blooms with a wide variety of colours. High suitable for borders.

Position

Full sun.

Sow

Raise in trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix. Firm down and keep moist. Transplant in about 5 weeks.

Care

Choose a well-drained soil in a sunny position. Add lime if soil is acidic. Keep protected from the wind. Once flowering commences, apply Yates Thrive Soluble Fertiliser every two weeks. Remove faded flowers to encourage further flowering. Note: Perennials can be sown in some places in early spring and will flower in 12-15 weeks. Protect from snails with Yates Blitzem.