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Which border carnation varieties were grown in the past?


Flakes, like the bizarre type, were white ground Carnations but striped with one colour.
The stripes had to be clear and well defined, broad at the petal edge gradually narrowing till they sank into the heart of the flower.
Varieties grown would have included the following:
"John Peel," "Rose Noble," "Kobe"



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