Carnation Chabaud Mix Dianthus Caryophyllus is a perennial that belongs to the Dianthus family. Growing Carnation Chabaud Mix from seeds is a great way to establish this highly popular garden perennial that features attractive, clump-forming, blue-green in color foliage with long, sturdy floral stems that are topped with large, fully-double, fragrant flowers. Carnation Chabaud Mix is a striking mixture of violet, white, red, pink, yellow, and bi-colored flowers. Dianthus blooms from summer to frost and attracts masses of butterflies to a garden.
Carnation Chabaud Mix is a popular flower to grow in cottage and cutting gardens. Dianthus Caryophyllus can be started directly outdoors, and the best environment for growing Carnation is full sun or partial shade and moist but well-drained soil. Carnation Chabaud is an outstanding cut flower, and florists like to use this flower in fresh or dried bouquets.
Height: 24 Inches
Bloom Season: Spring/Summer/Fall
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Rich, Moist well-drained, pH 6.6-7.8
USDA Zones: 4-9 (As Perennial) All Regions of North America (As Annual)
Sow Indoors: Winter/Spring (10-12 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring/Summer/Fall (In mild climate)
Seed Depth: 1/16 Inch
Germination Time: 7-14 Days