Carnation 'Giant Chabaud Mix'
160 seeds $2.50
Dianthus caryophyllus 'Giant Chabaud Mixed'
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 Mix' 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".