Life Cycle: Perennial Bloom Time: Mid - Late Season Height: 12 - 24" Light: Sun/Partial Shade Color: Almost Black Zone: 3 - 10 Hardy perennial in Zone 5 - 10, annual in Zone 4 and colder. Grown from Carnation seeds, this is an heirloom Dianthus flower found in many home gardens which is often used for a cut flower. King of Blacks is the darkest of a reddish purple color and has the appearance of black velvet with a blue-gray foliage. Easy to grow from flower seed and wonderfully colored and sweetly scented attracting bees and butterflies. Dianthus Caryophyllus Grenadin Carnations have been a favorite of gardeners for generations. It is no wonder to find them a part of so many gardens.
Attracts bees, hummingbirds & butterflies
Beautiful dark purple flowers
Strong tall stalks
Lovely cut flowers