Carnation Mix Chabaud - 330 seeds (Dianthus caryophyllus)

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Carnation is a perennial plant but is grown as an annual plant. Dianthus Caryophyllus can grow to 24 inches tall and has green slender leaves 6 inches long. The Carnations has a flower that is 3-5 cm in width and has a sweet fragrance. The flowers are usually pink, red, yellow, white,  blue and green. Dianthus caryophyllus blooms from summer to fall and also in winter depending on the frost. Carnation attracts bees and butterflies to your garden due to the sweet fragrance. Dianthus caryophyllus prefers well drained soil and full sun for the best results. Carnation seeds are perfect to grow in the cutting garden. There is no better known flower for cutting than a Carnation. Dianthus caryophyllus can be grown in borders, planters and rock gardens.

Sow: months February-April
Season: Annual, Perennial
Height: 60cm (24in)
Bloom Season:  July-September OR November-December
Environment: Full Sun, 
Soil Type: Sand, Loam
Germination Time:  7-14 days
Temperature: 20-24C (68-75F)
Plant watering: watering once per week 
Depth: press into the soil  1/16 inch deep
Plant Spacing: 30-45cm (12-18in)
Ideal for: Summer Bedding, Cut Flowers

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Up to 60cm (24in)
Full sun
Partial shade