Carnations have long been the classic go-to of florists looking for a flower to round out mixed arrangements or bouquets. The blooms were lovely and the stems long, straight and strong. Gorgeous in a vase, a little leggy for the home garden. Thanks to this specially developed compact cultivar, carnations can now be enjoyed in border plantings, containers and rock gardens. Plants bear an abundance of fluffy, fragrant, fully double blooms in an array of bright hues. Orange, pink, red, white or yellow flowers sit upright on moderate stems amid unique blue-green foliage. Butterflies love the blooms, gardeners love this mix's perennializing habit.
Hardiness Zones 5-9
Mature Height 10 - 12 inches
Bloom Time From late spring to midsummer
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Dig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots without bending them. Work soil around the roots, firm well and water thoroughly.
Soil Moisture :
Will Tolerate :
Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
Pruning Instructions :
Dead head regularly to prolong flowering
Winter Care :
Mulch +/- 2"
Planting Depth :
Plant with the eyes just below the soil
Watering Requirements :
Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater.
Fertilization Requirements :
Once per year in mid-late spring
Special Care :
K. van Bourgondien times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time
climatic conditions) for each area of North America.
We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are
harvested, our staff of K.
van Bourgondien experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules.
Orders for gift certificates will be shipped immediately.
Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship any plant items from late June through August.
General merchandise will be shipped with your plant order.
The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated
schedule.Large orders may be shipped in more than one
package.Your order confirmation will have an estimated shipping time.When your order is actually shipped you will be sent
an updated shipping estimate.You may check your order status at any time on this website using your email or account number
provided on your order confirmation.Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48
contiguous states. Click here for zone map.
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