Giant fringed double crimson, red, rose, pink, yellow, and white spicily scented blooms on sturdy stems with evergreen silvery blue-green foliage. This mix is known for it's long season of bloom which is from summer to frost. Unsurpassed for cut flowers arrangements. Great for borders and bedding, borders, planters, and rock gardens. When used as an indoor pot plant it will flower much of the year.
Sowing: Direct sow seeds 1/8 of an inch deep, in light well drained soil. Firm soil over seed and keep moist. Grows best in full sun. May be started indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost for same year blooms. Transplant when plants are 3 inches high.
Height: 18-20 inches Spacing: 10-12 inches Blooms: Summer-fall
Germination:10-21 days Soil: loam, sand; well drained Moisture: water regularly Hardiness: to -10F
Light: Full sun to partial sun
Information: 60-90 days to blooms. For continued blooming remove faded blooms and feed lightly every 6-8 weeks. Carnations can be planted in mid-summer to bloom the following year. Protect from coldest weather by mulching with straw
Carnation - Chabaud Mix