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DIANTHUS Wee Willie Mix

Dianthus barbatus

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Other common names: Sweet William

Family: Caryophyllaceae

Characteristics: Perennial 30-40 cm

Seeds per packet: 50

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A dwarf biennial variety that produces mix of bi-colour plants with masses of single flowers in scarlet, crimson, pink and white colours.

Use in borders, beds or rockeries.Good for cut flowers in flower arrangements.

Adaptable to most well-drained soils in a sunny position. Fertile soils will produce the best blooms, avoid waterlogged soils.

Tropical: Early Autumn to Late Spring.
Temperate: Late Summer to Late Spring.
Cold: Autumn & Spring.

Sow: 3mm deep.
Grow in trays transplant when large enough to handle (about 4-5 weeks) avoid excessive root disturbance.
Germination: 10-14 days.
Plant space: 15-30cm
Flowering: 18-20 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.

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