Smith, Book of the Carnation; J.
The name was originally given in Italy to plants of the pink tribe, especially the carnation, but has in England been transferred of late years to several cruciferous plants."
GILLYFLOWER, a popular name applied to various flowers, but principally to the clove, Dianthus Caryophyllus, of which the carnation is a cultivated variety, and to the stock, Matthiola incana, a well-known garden favourite.
After many years of labor in layering and planting, the attempt to grow named varieties in the usual way was abandoned, and the plan was adopted of raising seedlings, the Carnation being thus treated practically as a biennial.
Saprophytic bacteria can readily make their way down the dead hypha of an invading fungus, or into the punctures made by insects, and Aphides have been credited with the bacterial infection of carnations, though more recent researches by Woods go to show the correctness of his conclusion that Aphides alone are responsible for the carnation disease.
Both the Carnation and the Pink, from the beauty and sweetness of their bloom and the cheerful effect of their foliage in winter, are well deserving of cultivation in all gardens where soil and climate suit these flowers.
Carnation infant formula has a long history going all the way back to 1867 when Henri Nestle first introduced a nutritious product for infants whose mothers were not able to breastfeed.
The double forms are yet more varied, including those known as the Carnation and Paeony-flowered Poppies, the first with fringed petals, and the second with very full broad ones.
Should we all carry a copy of the DM or wear a red carnation like spies in old war films?
Unquestionably more vigorous plants and more abundant and continuous bloom are obtained by raising the Carnation from seed, though the average quality of bloom may not equal that of selected and named varieties.
Single spore cultures from these colonies were grown on carnation leaf agar, to assist identification (Nelson et al.
He knew how much I wanted to be there. Well have a carnation.
The groom usually wears a single white carnation to match the brides dress.
He always wore a green carnation (which Gwen wore tonight) and had a passion for lilies.
carnation sedge and marsh thistle.
carnation leaf agar, to assist identification (Nelson et al.
carnation flower arrangements, try Buds Of Kingston.
carnation flower is picked, it should be graded, packed and refrigerated.
carnation chiropody felt is available on drug tariff and is, therefore, easily available to practitioners, both nurses and chiropodists.
This feminine scent possesses a blend of blooming fresh cut flowers, rose, jasmine, and carnation.
perpetual flowering carnation.
The flushes are typically dominated by a range of small sedges such as carnation sedge and long-stalked yellow sedge.
This has a low sedge sward, dominated by carnation sedge, with abundant common yellow sedge and occasionally flea sedge.
similar in many respects to the modern perpetual flowering carnation.
similar in shape to an azalea flower, they look more like a partially opened carnation.
cabbagerot, bulb-rot of hyacinths, &c., carnation disease-there is evidence that bacteria are causally connected with the disease.
cabbages, cucumbers, potatoes, &c. In the carnation disease and in certain diseases of tobacco and other plants the seat of bacterial action appears to be the parenchyma, and it may be that Aphides or other piercing insects infect the plants, much as insects convey pollen from plant to plant, or (though in a different way) as mosquitoes infect man with malaria.
Although they are described as being similar in shape to an azalea flower, they look more like a partially opened carnation.
However, when breast feeding doesn't work out for a mother, Carnation formulas offer a wide selection to meet your infant's nutritional needs.
The milk-based Carnation infant formula Good Start Supreme is specially formulated and contains gentle 100 per cent whey comfort proteins.
One of Nestle's most recent innovations in its line of carnation infant formula includes the addition of beneficial cultures which help support your infant's immune system.
Carnation infant formula soy products are milk-free and lactose-free.
It includes notes of green florals, violet, carnation, rose and rare wood spices.
Realities: Its famous square bottle is just part of its charm; this scent is enigmatic with notes of rose, white lily, sage, carnation and peach.
It is customary for the girl to have a boutonniere for her date, usually a single carnation or rose that comes with a pin to attach it to his jacket.
Our mild and moist southern winters are really less favourable to the cultivation of the Carnation than the more rigorous winter of the north, where a covering of snow secures for the flower a complete period of rest.
It is damp and not cold that tries the constitution of the Carnation in winter.
Dianthus caryophyllus, Carnation or Clove Pink.
Carnation are a popular flower that grows in a wide variety of colors.
The calyx is marked c. also the case with the Ranunculus, the auricula and the carnation.
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