Carnation Grenadin Rose Dianthus Caryophyllus is a compact, upright, evergreen perennial. It easy to grow Carnation Grenadin Rose from seeds, and this popular Dianthus Caryophyllus produces mounds of evergreen, grass-like, blue-green foliage with slender, sturdy stems that are topped with fully-double, clove-scented, rose flowers. The blooming period starts in late spring and continues all summer through fall. The fragrant Carnation blooms attract bees and butterflies.
Carnation Grenadin Rose is a great container plant and wonderful choice for rock gardens, foregrounds or edgings. Dianthus Caryophyllus seeds can be started indoors in pots or directly outdoors, and Carnation thrives in full sun or partial sun enjoying fertile, moist but well-drained soil. Carnation Grenadin is a superb long lasting cut flower that is used in a wide range of floral 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