Carnation

The carnation is a tall flower growing one to three feet high. The carnation plant usually has many lightly smelling sweet blossoms. These flowers have five petals and may have single or double blooms.

These flowers have five petals and may have single or double blooms. The petals typically have ragged edges, and carnations have a distinctive slightly spicy smell which some people find very pleasant. Carnations are perennials and may be started from seed or from cuttings. Carnations can live 18-20 months and it is among the oldest flowers to be cultivated and also one of the most popular flowers.