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Carnation Seeds - Superb Series Formula Mixed

Botanical - Dianthus

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Seed Count:
150 Seeds
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SKU:
FA-CAR-02
 
Price £1.62
 
 
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150 Seeds.

Other Names - Pink, Pinks, Border Carnation…

Carnations Superb Series Formula Mixed have double flowers each with deeply laciniated petals. This is an excellent choice for cut flowers with good sized blooms ranging from red, yellow, pink and white.

  • Uniform habit.
  • Productive over a long season.
  • Excellent quality double blooms.

Suitable For - Bedding plants, flowers for cutting, containers

Sowing Months - January - March

Flowering Months - June - October


Soil Preperation

To help with moisture retention and fertility add a good amount of well rotted manure or compost to the soil. If the soil is a heavy clay add some gritty sand to help with drainage. Remove weeds from the area.

General Information
Habit Annual Soil type Fertile, well drained soil with a generous amount of organic matter
Type Chabaud Type Distance between plants 30 cm
Position Full sun Sowing depth 2 mm
Average height 40 - 45 cm Germination Temperature 15 to 20℃
Average spread 30 - 40 cm Days to germination 10 - 20 days
Hardiness Hardy down to -5 RHS Bee friendly No
Soil Ph Neutral to alkaline RHS Award winner No

Sowing Guide

Early Sowing/Module Sowing

Sow carnation seeds on the surface of moist compost in pots, trays or modules.
Cover the seeds with a light sprinkle of compost or vermiculite.
Place the container in a clear polythene bag and seal or if preferred place in a propagator.
As soon as germination starts remove the container from the propagator or sealed bag and place in a well lit area with a slightly reduced temperature.
Keep the compost moist however the compost should never be sodden.
When the young seedlings are large enough to handle, prick out into 7 - 10 cm pots.
Grow on in frost free conditions.
The carnations will be ready to plant out when all risk of frost has passed.
Before planting out harden off over 7 - 10 days to reduce shock.

Direct Sowing

For best results start the plants indoors.



Growing On

Water the newly planted carnations well until established.
The plants will benefit from a regular feed of a balanced fertilizer on the run up to flowering.
Once the buds start to develop feed regularly with a high potash fertilizer.
The flowers will benefit from being staked especially in exposed areas.
Water well during dry spells. However avoid overwatering as this may turn the foliage yellow.

TIP

To promote continued blooming dead-head as soon as the flowers have past their best.

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