Common Name: Carnation ‘King of the Blacks’.
Latin Name: Dianthus caryophyllus.
15 Seeds Per Packet.
Carnation ‘King of the Blacks is an excellent selection for those who prefer flowers in dark contrasting tones. Not quite ‘black’ as the cultivar name suggest, King of the Blacks boasts blooms of a deep wine red that have an excellent spicy scent and flavor. Use as a cut flower for a vase or for the more adventurous, use as a stately garnish for dishes and drinks.
DAYS TO GERMINATION:
Full Sun, Part Sun, Bright Shade
Neutral to slightly alkaline soil with good drainage
HARDINESS ZONES: 4-9
Flower Garden, Herb Garden, Historic Garden, Pollinator Garden, Cut Flower Garden, Aromatic Garden, Beds and Borders Planting
Plant Class: Perennial (Ca be grown as an annual)
Plant Height: 12″- 20″
Plant Habit: Tall, Upright
Growing instructions are provided on each seed packet
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