Carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus 'Chabaud Mix') in the Dianthus Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Carnation
Give a thumbs up Dianthus
Give a thumbs up Clove Pink

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 18-24 inches
Plant Spread: 18 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Edible Parts: Flowers
Eating Methods: Culinary Herb/Spice
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Days to germinate: 10
Depth to plant seed: 1/4 inch
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger


Photo gallery:
Location: Riverside, CADate: 2016-02-03
By JulieB
Give a thumbs up
Courtesy Outsidepride
By vic
Give a thumbs up
Location: Riverside, CADate: 2015-12-22
By JulieB
Give a thumbs up
Location: Riverside, CADate: 2016-06-03
By JulieB
Give a thumbs up

Plant Events from our members
Trish On January 27, 2015 Seeds sown
Winter sown
dragonfetti On March 20, 2015 Seeds sown
BK container
dragonfetti On January 26, 2015 Obtained plant
Armstrong nursery; Botanical Interests $1.89
» Post your own event for this plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Any clues? by enidcandles Jun 13, 2016 12:51 AM 8

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Dianthus Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Dianthus

« The Dianthus Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by dirtdorphins and is called "roses"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.