Sentence Examples


  • Give auriculas and carnations abundance of air, but keep the roots rather dry to prevent damping off.
  • Gardeners often dispense with the pot, using sphagnum moss and leaf-mould only when propagating indiarubber plants, perpetual carnations, dracaenas, &c.
  • Carnations, Marguerite: half-hardy, 9 to 12 in., colours various.
  • Layer carnations and pipe pinks in the end of the month.
  • 284 (1897); Arthur and Bolley, Bacteriosis of Carnations, Purdue Univ.