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

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
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
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Red
White
Yellow
Bi-Color
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
Layering
Division
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Location: Riverside, CADate: 2016-02-03
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Location: Riverside, CADate: 2015-12-22
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Location: Riverside, CADate: 2016-06-03
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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
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