Carnation Chabaud Orange Dianthus Caryophyllus is a long-time popular perennial native to Eurasia. Carnation Chabaud Orange seeds are easy to germinate, and this Dianthus reaches 24 inches in height forming mounds of green-blue foliage with sturdy stems that are topped with extra-large, fully-double flowers. Carnation Chabaud Orange is a unique variety with bi-colored, orange and cream flowers that have a gorgeous, sherbet-like appearance. The blooming Carnation attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.
Carnation Chabaud Orange is one of the best plants for a cutting garden. Carnation is a great choice for bedding, edging or accent in containers and mixed borders. Dianthus Caryophyllus seeds have to be just slightly covered with soil. Carnation flower enjoys moist, but well-drained soil and grows best in full sun; however, the partial shade can be tolerated. Carnation Chabaud is one of the best cut flowers, and it is equally great for fresh or dried floral arrangements.
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