Carnation mix - 40 seeds

Carnation mix - 40 seeds

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Dianthus caryophyllus is a PERENNIAL growing to 1 m (3ft 3in) by 0.5 m (1ft 8in) at a slow rate.

It is hardy to zone (UK) 8 and is not frost tender. It is in flower from Jul to August, and the seeds ripen from Aug to September. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Lepidoptera.The plant is self-fertile.

It is noted for attracting wildlife.

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Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils and can grow in very alkaline and saline soils.

It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers dry or moist soil. The plant can tolerate maritime exposure.

It can tolerate atmospheric pollution.

Bloom Color: Orange, Pink, Red, White, Yellow. Main Bloom Time: Mid summer. Form: Upright or erect.