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Carnation Seeds - Grenadin King of Blacks

Carnation Seeds - Grenadin King of Blacks

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Packet $5.50
1 Ounce $36.99 ($36.99/ounce)
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  • These wine-colored blooms are the closest thing to true black in the flower garden
  • Darkest of all carnations!
  • Great for borders, beds, pollinators and cut flowers
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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About

Features

Life Cycle Biennial
Planting Season Spring
Color Black, Purple
Growth Habit Upright
Bloom Season Summer
Seeds per Packet 500 mg

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Edible, Fragrant
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Outdoor
Plant Resistance Deer

About Carnation Seeds - Grenadin King of Blacks

Dianthus caryophyllus

Seed Type Heirloom

Carnations are one of the most popular flowers in the world, and as such you often see them in floral arrangements displaying some pretty unnatural colors. Usually the work of dyes and paints, this stunning variety of deep purple is all natural! So dark to earn the moniker King of Blacks, this dramatic bloom is quickly becoming a gardener and florist favorite!

Planting Information

Planting Carnation Seeds - Grenadin King of Blacks

Planting Season Spring
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Height 24 inches
Plant Spacing 8 to 10 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Days to Maturity 60 to 90 Days
View our Carnation Planting Guide to learn more.

Coverage

Amount
Recommended Coverage
Packet Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce Up to 625 Sq. Ft

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Companion Plants for Carnation Seeds - Grenadin King of Blacks

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