This fragrant carnation produces a multitude of large, double-fringed blooms in a wide variety of colours. Ideal for perennial borders, open garden beds or in pots.

Features

  • perennial
  • flowers for cutting
  • easy to grow

Product details

climate map - carnation fragrance

How

Sow into trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix. Firm down, water gently and keep moist through germination period. Transplant when large enough to handle.

Care

Choose a well drained, wind-protected position in full sun. Add Yates Blood & Bone and Yates Garden Lime before planting, and fertilise regularly with Yates Thrive Soluble Plant Food.  Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem

Hint

Remove spent flowers to encourage more blooms.  If sown in early spring, carnations may flower in 12-15 weeks.

Storage

Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED

Position Full sun
Sow depth 6mm
Plant height 45cm
Germination 10-14 days
Germination (days) 12
Plant space 30-40cm
Flowering 28 weeks
Flowering (days) 196
Botanical name Dianthus caryophyllus
Plant variety Fragrance
Suitable for Pots and garden beds

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