Sweet William- Scarlet Beauty

Dianthus barbatus Open Pollinated

  • Perennial 60cm
  • Clusters of scarlet flowers
  • Tall stems ideal for cutting

Standard seed packet, 150 seeds

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'Sweet William- Scarlet Beauty' seeds

Dianthus barbatus

  • Perennial 60cm
  • Clusters of scarlet flowers
  • Tall stems ideal for cutting

A herbaceous perennial to 60cm. Lance-shaped green leaves and strong stems topped by clusters of scarlet red flowers in late spring. Grow in beds, borders and containers. Looks best when several plants are grown together. The tall stems make this an ideal cut flower. Easy to grow from seed; may self-seed in the garden. 

Seeds per gram: 900
Product code: H4-13

Best Months to Sow
  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Quick Sowing Guide
Method Raise seedlings or sow direct
Sowing Depth 3mm
Season Autumn and spring
Germination 10-14 days @ 18-22°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing 30cm
Plant Height 20cm
Position Full or part sun, well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 120 days

*Notes: Protect from slugs and snails. Deadhead to promote repeat flowering. Prune back after flowering.

How To Grow



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