Giant Single Mixed Sweet William Seeds 6645

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Giant Single Mixed Sweet William Seeds 6645. Vivid colours, early flowering and tolerant of summers heat! Large, beautiful flowers in colours of pink, rose and red. This great garden performer grows to a compact height of 25 cm (10") making them ideal border plants. Suitable for cold-frame sowing in April to early May. This variety often self-seeds. Needs adequate moisture to germinate. Biennial hardy to Zone 3.

How to Grow

800 seed/gram. Seed can be directly sown in the garden in a sunny spot in mid to late May for flowering in the following year. Seed can be started indoors in a soil-less mix 8 weeks before last frost. Sow seed 3 mm (1/8") deep and keep at 21 C (70 F) for the 10-20 day germination period. After germination, grow on at a slightly cooler temperature before hardening off and transplanting outside to a sunny spot after the danger of frost has passed. Space plants 15 cm (6") apart in the garden.


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DIMENSIONS N/A
BLOOMING SEASON BEGINS

Late Spring

LIFECYCLE

Biennial

PROPAGATION

Start Indoors or Sow Direct in Spring or Late Summer

DAYS TO EMERGENCE

10 to 20

LIGHT

Full Sun

GROWTH HABIT

Sturdy

HEIGHT

Low to Medium (15 to 30 cm)(6" to 12")

FROST TOLERANCE

Winter Hardy

DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY

Easy

HERITAGE

Introduced Species

FAMILY NAME

Caryophyllaceae

LATIN

Dianthus barbatus

SUGGESTED USES

Border plant, Fragrance

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