Sweet William Red 1000 seeds (Dianthus barbatus Red)

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This crimson red Sweet William Dianthus is a compact, upright plant about 18 to 24 inches tall, vigorous and eager to please. Dianthus Barbatus Dunetti will get clusters of crimson red flowers that will catch your eye and the eye of your neighbors. Easily grown from Dianthus seeds, this plant will bloom in about 3 months.

This Dianthus Sweet William is hardy from zones 5 through 9, thriving in full sun and any ordinary garden soil, provided it is well-drained. A mainstay of any self-respecting border or bed, Sweet William also does well in containers of all types, accent plantings, and edgings among flowering ground cover plants. You may also cut and put in a vase and it will last approximately 2 weeks.

SOWING

Season: Biennial

Sow: May - June

Height: 20 inches / 50 cm

Bloom Season: Summer

Bloom Color: Scarlet

Temperature: 20 C / 68F

Average Germ Time: 7 - 21 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: Seeds must be covered thinly

Moisture: Keep seeds moist until

Sow seeds from May to June  in a good seed compost. When large enough to handle, transplant the seedlings individually into 7cm (3in) pots. 


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Data sheet

Color
Red
Height
Up to 45cm (17.7in)
Moisture
Medium
Ideal for
Beds & borders
Cut flowers
Pots & containers
Sunlight
Full sun
Scented
Scented
Sowing month
April
May
Type
Half-hardy annual