Dianthus Black King Carnation

Dianthus caryophyllaceae grenadin 'Black King'

Dianthus Black King Carnation
Dianthus Black King Carnation Dianthus Black King Carnation Dianthus Black King Carnation Dianthus Black King Carnation

Plush as black velvet, the double, fringed flower of 'Black King' are as deep of a red as you'll find among the carnations. The showy, clove-scented flowers rise on 2 foot stems in summer above clumps of blue-green leaves. The Grenadin Series are one of the showiest and best-known strains of garden carnations.

Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color

Deep red

Foliage Color

Blue green

Plant Spread

15 in.

Plant Height

20 in.

Hardness Zone


Good Companions

Characteristics & Attributes


Cut flower
Showy flowers

Bloom Time


Critter Resistance


Full sun

Growth Rate


Seasonal Interests

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