Carnation (Dianthus Caryophyllus Chabaud La France)
This delicate pink Carnation can be easily grown by starting Carnation seeds in the early spring. Dianthus Chabaud La France has double, fringed flowers that have a lovely spicy scent.
The foliage is clump-forming and blue-green in color with long, wiry, sturdy stems that make it perfect for cutting.
Season: Perennial USDA Zones: 6 - 10 Height: 24 inches Bloom Season: Late spring through mid-summer Bloom Color: Soft pink Environment: Full sun to partial shade Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 6.6 - 7.8 Deer Resistant: Yes House Plant: No Latin Name: Dianthus Caryophyllus
Temperature: 68 - 75F 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