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PlantFiles: Carnation
Dianthus caryophyllus 'Dover'

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Family: Caryophyllaceae (kar-ree-oh-fil-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dianthus (dy-AN-thus) (Info)
Species: caryophyllus (kar-ee-oh-FIL-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Dover

Category:
Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
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Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
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Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Blue-Green

Other details:
Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Terri1948 On Apr 19, 2011, Terri1948 from Yorkshire
wrote:

Dover is a pure white carnation with large blooms.
It is perfect for floral arrangements, weddings, christenings and church floral decoration.



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