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Dianthus barbatus dwarf double mix
Dianthus barbatus dwarf double mix
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Dianthus barbatus dwarf double mix

Dwarf Sweet William

USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.185.050

Sweet William is an old-fashioned cottage garden plant that usually grows as a self seeding biennial. This strain produces a low mound of light green leaves, bearing showy clusters of bright double flowers in mixed shades from white through to pink, salmon and red, often with a contrasting eye. Excellent for edging or massing. Remove fading flowers to encourage more buds to form. Pruning plants back hard after blooming will encourage them to survive for another year. Self-sown seedlings may be moved in fall or early spring.

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Dianthus barbatus dwarf double mix

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
  Light Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Light Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
   15-30 cm
   6-12 inches
   20-30 cm
   8-12 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate