Carnation Chabaud Seeds

Carnation Chabaud Seeds

Dianthus caryophullus

Item #1005

Tender Perennial. Add the beauty of carnations to your garden. Scarlet, purple, pink, white, yellow and bicolored flowers combine with elegant, blue-green foliage to create a palette of colors in your garden. Plants produce best color during second year. Excellent cut or dried flower; one flower per stem. Reliable perennial in USDA zones 6-9; with care, (protection from severe cold) may survive to zone 4.

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Full sun

Blooms summer

18" tall

Days to Emerge:
14 - 21 days

Seed Depth:
Press into surface

Seed Spacing:
A group of 4 seeds
every 12"

When 1" tall,
thin to 1
every 12"

When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks before average last frost.

When to start inside: 8 to 10 weeks before average last frost.

Special germination instructions: Requires light to germinate. Press seed into soil surface; do not cover.

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