Carnation Chabaud La France
Carnation ‘Chabaud La France’
Echoing the seashell pink color of 'Café au Lait' dahlias, this delicate, classic beauty has flowers in varying hues of creamy blush and baby pink. One of the most fragrant flowers we grow, this old fashioned carnation is best grown as an annual. These beauties bloom all summer long from an early sowing. The tall stems and extremely long vase life make them an ideal cut flower. Flowers are borne in sprays and smell like cloves.
Plant type: annual
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 130-140 days
Plant spacing: 6-9”
Pinch: when 8” tall
Approx seeds per packet: 100
How to Grow:
Start seed indoors in trays 10-12 weeks before last frost; transplant out after all danger of frost has passed.
Harvest when 1-2 flowers on the spray are open. With flower food, expect a vase life of up to 2 weeks.
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