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Which border carnation varieties were grown in the past?

Fancies

Fancies were defined as varieties not fitting into any of the other classes.The blooms had to be large, the base colour,( yellow, white or apricot), striped, flaked or spotted with various colours.
Varieties grown would have included the following:
Yellow Ground Fancies: "Becky Sharp," "Pasquin," "Sweet Anne Page."
White Ground Fancies: "Othello," "Lord Kitchener," "Betty."
Apricot Fancies: "Hecla," "Banshee," "Caprice"

   

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