CARNATION Enfante de Nice Mix

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Dianthus caryophyllus

Family: Caryophyllaceae

Characteristics: Perennial 35-45 cm

Seeds per packet: 30

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Frilled and sweetly scented blooms that produce beautiful masses of double flowers in shades of pink, salmon, red, pale yellow and white shades.

Plants are long bloomers through summer and autumn with excellent stems for attractive fragrant, long-lasting cut flowers. Excellent for use in beds, borders, containers and rock gardens.

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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