Carnation Magenta – Dianthus Chabaud. An annual, richly-flowering and sweetly scented carnation with double violet coloured flowers. An exceptional variety, which is ideal for flower beds, borders and group flowering. Dianthus provides excellent cut flowers. Sow in a warm area. Later prick out, harden off and then transplant. Removing spent flowers encourages an abundant and more prolonged flowering. Sluis Garden seeds from Holland.