Carnation is a flower that is traditionally one of the most favorite decorations of a house and an infield. Different varieties of it are distributed throughout the globe. These flowers are rather unpretentious, they need only some necessary measures. One of the most common types of these flowers is the Turkish carnation, planting and caring for which have some features.
These lovely, at the same time tender and classically serious flowers are interesting not only for the variety of shapes and colors, but also for their delicate inimitable scent. Among representatives of this species, one can find both short specimens and real giants. And the Turkish carnation, the photo of which is adorned with many pages of magazines for gardeners, can be both a short-haired (up to 15-20 cm) and a tall one (grow to 60-80 cm). They love her for the original colors, catchy and diverse. Its flowers favorably diversify the foothills of perennial plants, decorate the Alpine hills, just bring bright cheerful colors to any landscape. This plant has thin green leaves, the flowers consist of five petals, but can also be terry. They can be blue, pink, yellow, crimson, purple and so on. There are varieties with a white or colored border, variegated or colored. They can be combined or created with their help bright colored spots.
Planting of a carnation Turkish is usually done by sowing seeds. They are sown most often in late spring, around May-June. The first sprouts will appear in two weeks. They will need to be weeded out and then fed up with a complex fertilizer. In the first year the plant will give a lush greenery, and the next long-awaited flowers will appear. Carnation is a Turkish, planting and caring for which is carried out correctly, pleases the eye with long flowering. In addition to seeds, it is possible to multiply and vegetatively - transplant ingrained processes.
Best of all, these flowers will grow in sunny, well-lit places. They prefer fertile soils, so it is worth taking care of the timely application of fertilizers. But watering should be regular (at least two times a week), but not superfluous. These flowers do not tolerate excess moisture, and its stagnation can lead to the emergence of a serious disease - radical decay - and the subsequent death of the plant. Given that fresh greens cover the ground with a fluffy carpet, care must be taken to loosen and drain the soil to avoid waterlogging. To gardeners, who like a carnation Turkish, planting and caring for her seem quite simple. This flower reproduces very well also independently, by self-seeding. To do this, some of the faded flowers are left to ripen, and then allow the seeds to fall onto the same bed where the parent plants are located. These mottled nails well tolerate winter cold.
Carnation is a Turkish, planting and caring for which is not very difficult, is one of the most common garden flowers. Usually it is used as a biennial plant, but reproduction by self-pollination will permanently have a flower bed with flowering flowers.