Chabaud Blend Carnation Seeds


3.5 out of 5 stars
(6 reviews)
Availability: In Stock
Create a palette of colors in your garden with scarlet, purple, pink, white, yellow, and bicolored flowers combined with elegant, blue-green foliage. Butterflies enjoy their nectar. Excellent cut or dried flower; one flower per stem. The mild-clove-flavored petals make a colorful garnish to salads, desserts, and cold drinks. (The flower's central disk, while edible, can be bitter.)
$2.49 350 mg (~140 seeds)

Botanical Name: Dianthus caryophullus

Family: Caryophyllaceae

Native: Probably Mediterranean region

Hardiness: Reliable perennial in USDA zones 6-9

Plant Dimensions: 18" tall

Variety Information: 1"–3" mostly double blossoms in shades of scarlet, pink, purple, white, yellow, and bi-colors; sweet clove scent.

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Summer

Attributes: Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Good for Containers

When to Sow Outside: 1 to 2 weeks before your average last frost date.

When to Start Inside: 8 to 10 weeks before your average last frost date.

Days to Emerge: 14–21 days

Seed Depth: Press into surface

Seed Spacing: A group of 4 seeds every 12"

Thinning: When 1" tall, thin to 1 every 12"

Write a Review

Chabaud Blend Carnation Seeds Reviews

6 reviews


5 out of 5 stars Jul 28, 2020
These were among my experiments this year, and have done very well inn an extremely hot and windy summer. Currently they have lots of buds, but none are open quite yet. I am hoping they have the spicy fragrance I remember from childhood. I will be ordering them again
Shirlie Freytag from CO

Good seeds

5 out of 5 stars Jul 8, 2021
All of them sprouted...
Vicky hickey from CA


3 out of 5 stars Aug 30, 2021
I sowed the seeds and they germinate and then died. It might have been something I did but I haven't sowed the remaining seeds I have left.
Juanita from AL
Owner Response: Hi Juanita, Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry your seedlings failed. Once seeds germinate their survival is based on environmental conditions. We are always happy to help you troubleshoot growing issues, please don't hesitate to contact us.

chabaud blend carnation

2 out of 5 stars Oct 4, 2021
low germination
Russ from NC
Owner Response: Hi Russ, We are sorry you had low germination with this item. A customer service agent will be emailing you to help. Rest assured, our seeds are tested regularly by a third-party laboratory to ensure germination rates meet federal and our own standards. We are here to help troubleshoot--please feel free to contact us when you encounter an issue.


1 out of 5 stars Nov 2, 2021
I followed the instructions, provided appropriate soil and sun and...nothing. Not a seedling.
Beth from MD
Owner Response: Hi Beth, Diantus need fairly warm soil to germinate (68-72 degrees F) to germinate. Because of this, in your area, these are best sown indoors. Our seeds are tested regularly to ensure germination rates meet federal standards and our own. A customer service agent will be contacting you to help.


5 out of 5 stars Jan 15, 2022
I think this is my favorite flower to grow. Smell is intoxicating and flowers are large and vibrant or delicate depending on the color. Reminds me of roses which I also love but without the thorns. They are fairly tough plants which have survived our very hot dry climates. I currently have some in tiny pots in part sun with no supplemental fertilizer which I grew last spring, and some are in flower now in January. The other carnations are in a mixed flower bed in the ground and are continuing to grow and thrive. They have completely been neglected as well. They have had a little rain and that is it! They do better with less water, otherwise they may droop or have floppy stems. It takes awhile to grow to full maturity and to flower well. The first time they flower in summer won't be as grand. Be patient as they just get better with age!
Sharon from CA

You May Also Like

This website uses cookies to ensure you receive the best experience. Learn More