Dianthus caryophyllus
'Grenadin King of Blacks'

Dianthus caryophyllus King of Blacks

The blackest of the near-black carnations! Forms to a 2’ high & wide mound of blue-grey foliage. From late Spring thru Summer strong flower stems bearing loads of medium-sized, darkest burgundy, clove-scented blooms create dramatic contrast in the garden – & make GORGEOUS cut flowers! Provide good drainage & compost annually for a healthy, bloomiferous plant! Great in a container!

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Perennial
USDA zones 5-10