100+ Fresh Seeds w/ Instructions
Frilly, colorful 1 1/2 - 2 inch double blooms with a small percentage of singles. Grass-like, gray or blue-green foliage. Blooms late July through August and is best grown as an annual for cut-flower production. Chabaud is a a heirloom dating back to as early as 1904. D. caryophyllus is native to the Mediterranean, where emotional attachment to this flower first took root. Also known as annual carnation. Beautiful and fragrant!
Edible: Use the flower petals to garnish salads, desserts, soups, cakes, icing, and cold drinks. Petals must be separated from the calyx and the white base removed before use as it makes eating them very bitter.