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Sweet William - Tall Single Mix - Dianthus barbatus
Perennial Open Pollinated. Fringed red, pink, or purple flowers have a distinct carnation scent. A great cut flower, Sweet William is beautiful in borders, rock gardens and informal plantings. It symbolizes gallantry in the Victorian language of flowers. Pack covers approximately 10 sq ft if broadcast. Thin to 12" apart. Deadhead spent flowers to prolong bloom season. Blooms second spring from seed.
Flowers: Edible flowers. Blooms in spring to summer
Attracts: Attracts butterflies
Soil: Prefers neutral to alkaline, moist soil
Native: Southern Europe
USDA Zone: 3-10
Plant In: Spring
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Days to Germinate: 5-7 Days
Height At Maturity: 12"-24"
Sun/Shade Requirements: Partial Sun
Water Needs: Moderate Water
Biennial for Garden and Naturalizing Dianthus barbatus 'Tall Single Mix' Height: 14-20 Bloom Season: Spring/Summer Seeding Rate: Use 125 seeds/sq ft (~2620 seeds/pack)