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CARNATION Giant Chabaud Mix

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Dianthus caryophyllus

Family: Caryophyllaceae

Characteristics: Perennial 60 cm

Seeds per packet: 30

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Mix of large double flowers that are sweetly scented. Double beautifully scented fringed flowers that are an all-time easily grown favourite with most gardeners. Excellent cut flower.

Adaptable to most well-drained soils in a sunny position. Fertile soils will produce the best blooms, avoid waterlogged soils.

Tropical: Mid-Autumn to Spring.
Temperate: Autumn to Spring.
Cold: Autumn to Spring.

Sow: 6mm deep.
Grow in trays transplant when large enough to handle (about 4-5 weeks) avoid excessive root disturbance.
Germination: 10-14 days.
Plant space: 30-40cm
Flowering: 26 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.


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