Carnation - Enfant de Nice (Heirloom) -Dianthus caryophyllus
PerennialExclusive -romantic favorites for centuries, these old-fashioned carnations have intoxicating spicy clove perfume & ruffled double blossoms in soft colors, many with picotee markings. French import.
Soil Temperature: above 50°F
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Germination: 7-14 Days
Height At Maturity: 2 feet
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 10"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 250 Seeds
Planting and growing information can be found on the seed packet image. While Renee's Garden seeds are not allcertified organic, they do not sell treated or GMO seeds and have signed the "Safe Seed Pledge". This seedline features unique varieties personally selected by Renee Shepherd for use in the kitchen or in bouquets.
Planting & Care
Soil & Water: Prefers a well worked garden bed in full sun. Give seedlings half strength doses of fertilizer until situated outdoors.
Planting & Growing:Sow indoors or outdoors when conditions allow. Sow 1" apart and 1/2" deep. Keep moist, cool (60-70°F) and provide a strong light source. Transplant indoor seedlings to deep pots for root development. When 3-4" tall, thin or plant at 10" intervals.
Harvesting & Storage:Cut back to new foliage at base of plant after main blossoming to get a second bloom.