Tag Archives: Dianthus

2013 Colour of the Year: Emerald Green Flowers

Pantone, the globally recognized authority on colour, has declared emerald green as the colour of the year. This rich, luscious and ever so elegant colour will be big this year in weddings, fashion, home decor, and more! The colour, as … Continue reading

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Celebrate 2013 with these New Flower Varieties

First of all, happy new year! May 2013 be a year filled with flowers and all that is beautiful in this wonderful world! To celebrate the new year, let’s have a look at some of the newest, most beautiful flower … Continue reading

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Frost Tolerant Flowers for Your Garden

It’s November. Trees are bare. Most of the leaves have fallen. The days are noticeably shorter and cooler. Frost is settling in. But the gardening season is not quite over just yet. There are hardy, frost-tolerant flowers that can survive … Continue reading

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Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus)

What’s red and white and edible? It’s not a candy cane, but it’s just as recognizable: it’s the Sweet William flower! Sweet William characteristically are red and white with the attractive serrated edges. They are also available in shades of … Continue reading

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Carnations: The flowers of God

Scientific name: Dianthus The carnation is not like the flowers your Mom and Grandmother used to purchase. Sure the “Green Ball” has the same family traits; like it is long lasting, sturdy and reasonably priced. This Dianthus is funky, different … Continue reading

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