Carnation Grenadin Yellow Dianthus Caryophyllus is a short-lived perennial that can be grown as an annual in colder climates. Growing from flower seeds Carnation Grenadin Yellow forms compact mounds of blue-green foliage and blooms with fully-double, spicy-clove scented, creamy-yellow flowers. Yellow Carnation has a long bloom period and provides a dazzling display of yellow color all summer through fall. Dianthus Caryophyllus's sweetly scented flowers attract bees and butterflies.
Carnation Grenadin Yellow is a valuable flower for cutting gardens, and it can be often found growing in rock gardens. Carnation looks astonishing in mass planting and mixed borders. It is recommended to keep Dianthus Caryophyllus seeds moist until they germinate, and the established Carnation thrive in a rich, moist but well-drained soil requiring at least 4-5 hours of full sun each day. As a cut flower Carnation Grenadin features long sturdy stems with long lasting flowers that make this flower perfect for any flower arrangement.
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