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Dianthus barbatus Seeds...Seed from Sweet William

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Common Names:
Height: 18" to 24"
Flower color: Mixed
Bloom time: Late Spring/Early Summer
Light: Full sun
Zone: 3-9
Water: Average
Soil: Average to Rich
Maintenance: Low
Other info: Biennial. Self sows abundantly. Beautiful highly fragrant flowers. This is a commercial mix labeled as 'super duplex doubles'. Excellent cut flower.

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Sweet William
** Sweet William **

Above photo is a contrast of a double flowered sweet william (top photo) and a single flowered sweet william (bottom photo). Seeds currently being sold are a commercial mix of both single and double flowers forms in a mix of colors.

Germination: Easy germination. Sow seeds on good seed starting mix, covering seeds with about 1/4" mix. Moisten mix and keep moist until germination begins. Place container in location at 68-70°F. Seed should begin germinating in 10-20 days.

Informational/Photo Links:
1) Sweet William at Dave's Garden
2) Dianthus barbatus at Wikipedia
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