When do carnations bloom?


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Starting in June, carnations can bloom for six to eight weeks. Some varieties, after a good deadheading and pruning, may bloom again in the fall. Cutting the flowers back prolongs their bloom times even in varieties that do not bloom twice.

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When do carnations bloom?
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Most carnations are prolific bloomers, and they are hardy in USDA hardiness zones 5 to 9. Carnation blooms are a favorite in cut-flower arrangements and are long-lasting options for flower decor. There is a wide variety of colors from which to choose, including solid and bicolor options. Carnations generally grow 10 to 18 inches high, but this varies depending on the cultivar.

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