Carnation- King of the Blacks
- Perennial 50cm
- Very dark purple flowers
- Good for beds, rockeries and as a cut flower
Hardy perennial growing to 50cm. A very ornamental plant with grey/green foliage and very dark purple or crimson velvet-like double flowers. Is a very popular cut flower. Good for beds, rockeries and borders. Attracts bees and butterflies to the garden. Can be used in potpourri. Grenadin Carnation.
How to sow and grow:
|When:||Spring and autumn|
|Position:||Full sun, moist well drained soil|
|Days to Maturity/flowering:||180-200 days|
|Care:||When around 15cm tall cut back flowering stems to encourage more compact growth. Cut back healthy plants yearly.|
(Product number: F1-03)
Seeds per gram: 775 seeds
|Botanical name:||Dianthus carophyllis|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||80 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||775|
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