Dianthus Grenadin Mix

Dianthus Grenadin Mix, Dianthus caryophyllus, Mini Carmation
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Hardy Carnations Grenadin Mix Lovely clove-scented favorites in a rainbow of colors. Great in the garden, great for cutting. (Dianthus caryophyllus)

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Zones 3 - 8
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Fragrant
Fragrant
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size 12-18" tall, 6-12" wide
Bloom Time Early to mid summer
Size Plant - 3" pot
SKU 1DIAN
These are the ones everyone loves. Carnations must have full sun, and rich soil with absolutely perfect drainage. Once established, they'll reward you with bouquet after bouquet.

Dianthus is the botanical name of a great group of flowers that includes wild Sweet William, the pinks, and of course, the carnations. Some of the pinks have been in gardens since Elizabethan times, and of today the carnation is a mainstay of the florist trade. Dianthus species are not at all hard to grow, and once they're happy in your garden, they'll return every year with more and more color and fragrance.

Seeds? Yes, we have the meadow favorite, Wild Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus) in our wildflower seed department. It's a favorite biennial that creates waves of magnificent colors (several colors and bi-colors) in wildflower meadows. And its a snap to grow.

SKU 1DIAN
Common Name Mini Carmation
Botanical Name Dianthus caryophyllus
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Mixed
Mature Height 12-18" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 6-12" wide
Bloom Time Early to mid summer
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Foliage Color Gray-Green
Planting Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Advantages Deer Resistant, Fragrant
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

Shipping is based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.
Zone 6-11 - orders ship the week of May 9th, 2016
Zones 1-4 - orders ship the week of May 16th, 2016

As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Plant Information’ section describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or contact us by email.

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Healthy plants!

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      Best Uses

      • Containers
      • Cut Flowers
      • Raised Beds

      Comments about American Meadows Dianthus Grenadin Mix:

      Mine didn't bloom this season (Zone 5) but they are healthy plants that should be beautiful next year!

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      USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

      To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

      • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
      • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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