Carnation Chabaud Avranchin Dianthus Caryophyllus is a very popular garden perennial that is also grown as annual. Carnation Chabaud Avranchin seeds can be started indoors, and this tall variety of Carnation reaches 24 inches in height. Carnation Chabaud Avranchin features attractive foliage and produces fragrant, double, fringed, bi-colored, red and cream flowers. Carnation Chabaud blooms all summer long, and its fragrant blossoms are highly attractive to butterflies, bees and hummingbirds.
Carnation Chabaud Avranchin is an excellent flower to grow in cutting gardens, borders, hanging baskets, containers and rock gardens. Dianthus Caryophyllus seeds have to be barely covered with soil, and Carnation grows best in full sun or partial shade preferring moist but well-drained soil. Carnation Chabaud series are drought tolerant and this variety of Dianthus is a superb flower for cut or dried flower arrangements.
Height: 24 Inches
Bloom Season: Spring/Summer/Fall
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Rich, Moist well-drained, pH 6.6-7.8
USDA Zones: 4-9 (As Perennial) All Regions of North America (As Annual)
Sow Indoors: Winter/Spring (10-12 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring/Summer/Fall (In mild climate)
Seed Depth: 1/16 Inch
Germination Time: 7-14 Days