Sweet William- Herald of Spring

Dianthus barbatus


Standard seed packet, 160 seeds

$1.25
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Sweet William- Herald of Spring

Dianthus barbatus


  • Biennial 60cm
  • Early and long flowering
  • Good for beds, borders, rockeries and as a cut flower


Biennial but often grown as an annual. Bushy plant growing to 60cm with light green leaves producing clusters of sweet scented single flowers in a mix of classic colours including reds, pinks and whites. Good for garden beds, borders, rockeries and as a cut flower. Early flowering. Long flowering.


How to sow and grow:

Method: Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 4mm
When: Late summer, autumn (and spring in cooler climates)
Germination: 7-14 days @ 18-22°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Hardy Biennial (usually grown as an annual)
Plant Spacing: 30cm
Plant Height: 60cm
Position: Full sun, well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 140 days
*Notes: Protect from aphids.

(Product number: E1-06)
Seeds per gram: 1000 seeds


SKU E1-06
Shipping Weight 0.0006kg
Botanical name: Dianthus barbatus
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 160 seeds
Seeds per gram: 1000

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