Mixed Pinks - PlantDianthus caryophyllus 'Granadin'
This well-known garden carnation (Dianthus Caryophyllus 'Grenadin') is very undemanding as to soil or site. They flower for most of the summer (June-August) producing large, well-filled flowers in the most glorious colours, and scented too. You will love these carnations and this mix is also excellent for the vase.Show more
Planting and flowering details
Show moreDianthus caryophyllus ‘Grenadin’ grows best in the garden. Dig a spacious planting hole and loosen the soil. Improve poor garden soil by mixing it with compost and granulated cow manure. Put the root ball of the garden carnations at the right depth in the planting hole. The top of the root ball should be just below the ground level. Fill the planting hole with soil and press firmly. Water immediately after planting. Dianthus caryophyllus ‘Grenadin’ grows and flowers well in a spot in full sun in loose, well-drained soil.
Show moreDianthus caryophyllus ‘Grenadin’ is an easy to cultivate perennial that requires little maintenance. Water regularly so the earth around the roots does not dry out. They do not tolerate soil that is too wet. Cut away faded flower stems completely to encourage and extend the flowering period. The flowering will continue the whole summer.
Show moreThe firm flower stems of Dianthus caryophyllus ‘Grenadin’ support deliciously fragrant flowers. Every filled flower resembles a miniature rose. The colours vary from white to soft pink, orange red, dark pink and deep red. The grassy leaves are blue green and remain rather low.
Carnations as a cut flowerDianthus caryophyllus ‘Grenadin’ are ideal as cut flowers. Which makes them a must for planting in groups in the cut flower garden. The flowers last a very long time in a vase. Pick the flowers preferably early in the morning. Remove the lower leaves and put the stems immediately in a vase full of lukewarm water with a cut flower food. Cut the stems diagonally before you arrange them in a bouquet. Thanks to the firm stems, these carnations are also suitable for using with floral foam.
- Extra information
Latin name Dianthus caryophyllus 'Granadin' Delivery type Supplied as bare-rooted plant Guarantee 5 years guarantee Color Mixed Colours Light preference full sun , partial sun Scented deliciously scented Flowers for cutting yes Flowering period June - August Growing height 40 - 50 cm Planting distance 20 - 30 cm