Popular biennial plant for bedding and cutting. Long lasting cut flowers!
Biennial flower up to 50 cm in height, with salmon-pink flowers gathered in canopy-shaped inflorescences. Blooms from June to August.
Excellent plant for rock and small mixed gardens, pots and containers. Cut flowers.
Grows well in wide range of soil in sunny or half shaded position.
Approximately 200 seeds in 0,5g packet.
Genus - Dianthus
Species - Barbatus
Common name - Sweet William
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 3 - 9
Height - 0,50 m
Spread - 0,30 m
Plant type - Biennial
Exposure - Full Sun
Growth rate - Medium
Soil PH - Neutral, Alkaline
Soil type - Fertile chalky Clay, Loam, Well Drained
Water requirements - Average Water
Landscape uses - Beds and borders. Containers. Cutting
Bloom season - June - August
Leaf / Flower color - Green / Salmon pink
|Germination||Sow seeds inside in pots or directly in to the prepared seed bed from May to June.|
Press seeds into the wet soil and cover with 2-4 mm of fine soil. Keep moist.
Germination time from 10 to 20 days at +16-18C.