Carnation Chabaud La France Dianthus Seed

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Common Name: Carnation Chabaud La France Dianthus Seed

Scientific Name: Dianthus caryophyllus

Life Cycle: Perennial 

Remarks: Scented, French garden heirloom.  Vintage carnations present the sweet and spicy fragrance of clove. Frilly, shell pink, double blooms with a small percentage of singles. Grass-like, grey or blue-green foliage. Chabaud is an old-fashioned type dating back to as early as 1904. D. caryophyllus is native to the Mediterranean, where emotional attachment to this flower first took root. Also known as annual carnation. Pronounced shab-o, with a long "o."

Plant Height: 61-76 cm

When: Spring and autumn

Sewing Depth + Method: 6mm deep – Grow to seedlings then transplant

Spacing: 30cm apart

Position: Sun, Rich, sandy, well-drained soil

Days until germination: 7-14days

Seed to bloom: 200 days

Approx. Number of Seeds: 80

Note: Unfortunately, we cannot ship to WA or NT