Carnation Chabaud Picotee Mix Dianthus Caryophyllus is a short-lived perennial that may be grown as an annual. Carnation Chabaud Picotee seeds are one of the fastest seeds to germinate. This Dianthus grows 24 inches tall and forms clamping foliage with strong flower stems. Carnation Picotee Mix is a wide mix of large, fully double, sweetly scented Carnation flowers that are colored in shades of red, pink, violet, crimson, salmon, white and yellow and are striped or edged in radiant contrasting tones. Carnation Picotee has a long bloom period from summer to frost, and its very showy flowers are eye-catching.
Carnation Chabaud Picotee Mix is a long time favorite flower for growing in cutting gardens. Carnation is also a superb border plant, and looks fabulous in mass planting. Dianthus Caryophyllus seeds do not require any special treatment prior sowing. Carnation grows best in full sun but the plant tolerates partial shade and adapts to various soil conditions, preferring moist, well-drained soil. Carnation Chabaud has long flower stems that make this flower excellent for cutting and arranging in fresh 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