Carnation Double Mix (Dianthus caryophyllus) produce large double, fragrant flowers that come in different hues of dark red, scarlet, yellow-gold, white and rose.
They look wonderful in borders, beds, and are great cut flowers.
Carnation Caryophyllus Chabaud is a perennial with showy and fragrant double blooms that attracts butterflies and are deer resistant.
Carnations will grow as perennials in frost free climates in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 10 through 11, and as annuals or house plant where winters are cold.
Plant Type: Carnation
Taxonomy: Dianthus Caryophyllus, Dianthus Sonata
Life Cycle: Perennial
USDA Zones: 6 - 9
Height: 24 inches
Bloom Season: Late spring through mid summer
Bloom Color: Mix (white, pink, red, yellow, or multi-hued)
Environment: Full sun to partial shade
Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 6.6 - 7.8
Package includes: Dianthus Mix - 100/200 Seeds
Average Germ Time: 7 - 14 days
Light Required: No
Depth: Sow seeds 1/16th inch deep
Sowing Rate: 2 - 3 seeds per plant
Moisture: Keep moist until germination
Plant Spacing: 12 - 18 inches
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The flowers haven't begun to show yet, but I have great faith and looking forward to see all the brilliant colors.
These sprouted in a few days and are doing fine. I germinated about 25 seeds and I'd say 18-20 took hold.