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Dianthus caryophyllus 'King of the Blacks'
Hardy Carnation
Dianthus caryophyllus 'King of the Blacks'
Code: 2337Family: CaryophyllaceaeGenus: Dianthus
Plant Type:Perennial
This large-flowered, clove-scented carnation boasts exotic, reddish-black blooms spring to summer. Long stems are excellent for cutting.
Blooms: Spring,Summer
Growth Rate: Fast,Moderate
Size Range: 12-18" tall x 18" wide
Cultural Information
Sun SunPart Shade Part Shade
Soil: Rich,Loam,Tolerates Rocky,Prefers Alkaline Soil
Water Use: Moderate
Maintenance: Medium
Hardiness Zone: 4,5,6,7,8
Cold Hardy to -30° to -20°F
Features and Benefits
Attracts Bees Attracts BeesAttracts Butterflies Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds Attracts HummingbirdsFragrant Fragrant
Good for Cut Flowers Good for Cut FlowersShowy Flowers Showy Flowers
Grown by: Blooming Nursery,Inc & Blooming Junction
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