Carnation 'Giant Chabaud Mixed'
160 seeds $3.00
Carnation 'Giant Chabaud Mix' blooms in summer with large, double flowers in shades of pink, red, white, violet, yellow, salmon, orange and bicolors. The frilly flowers have a delicious clove fragrance. Canrations tolerate heat, drought and poor soil. The blue-green foliage is quite attractive. Easy to grow. Wonderful for cutting. The flower petals are edible.
Dianthus caryophyllus 'Chabaud Mixed' is a biennial or short-lived perennial. Also known as Carnation 'Chabaud Giant Model Mix', Carnation 'Giant Chabaud Double Mixed', and Wild Carnation. Hardy in zones 6-10.
Sowing Carnation 'Giant Chabaud Mix' Seeds
Start carnation seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost date. Barely cover the seeds with soil. Full sun. Well-drained soil. Spacing 15".