Carnation 'Chabaud Mix' blooms in summer with large, double flowers in shades of pink, red, white, violet, yellow, salmon, orange and bicolors.
The frilly flowers have a delicious clove.
Canrations tolerate heat, drought and poor soil.
The blue-green foliage is quite attractive. Easy to grow.
Dianthus caryophyllus 'Chabaud Mix' is a biennial or short-lived perennial. Also known as Carnation 'Chabaud Giant Model Mix', Carnation 'Giant Chabaud Double Mixed', and Wild Carnation. Hardy in zones 6-10.
6-8 weeks before the last frost date. Barely cover with soil. Full sun. Well-drained soil. Spacing 15".
The fragrance and the range of colour is very good. Double beautifully scented, fringed flowers.
Great to grow for cut flower and annual summer borders with a wide colour range of double and semi-double blooms.