Stained Glass Sweet William Collection

A marvellous, richly coloured and textured collection of sweet williams which will flower within a couple of months of planting. They last exceptionally well as cut flowers. More
5 jumbo seedlings 190604-SP05 £7.50 Delivery early May
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25 seedlings 190604-25 £29.95 Delivery late March
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A marvellous, richly coloured and textured collection of sweet williams which will flower within a couple of months of planting. They last exceptionally well as cut flowers.

This collection contains 5 seedlings or 1 jumbo seedling each of:
  • Dianthus barbatus 'Sweet Cherry Black' F1
  • Dianthus barbatus 'Sweet Magenta Bicolour' F1
  • Dianthus barbatus 'Sweet Purple' F1
  • Dianthus barbatus 'Sweet Red' F1
  • Dianthus barbatus 'Sweet Scarlet' F1
Type Hardy Biennial, Hardy Biennial (grown as a Hardy Annual)
Common Name Sweet William
Border Position Container, Front, Middle
Soil Type Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 90cm (36in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting For an extra boost, sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting
Care Tips Cut when the flowers are open fully. Flowers may not open fully if cut whilst still in bud.
Flowering June - August
Vase Life Lasts up to 2 weeks in water
Harvesting Flower production 3 months
Cooking Notes The flowers are edible and are ideal for decorating salads and puddings.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Delivery

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Stained Glass Sweet William Collection reviews

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Reviewed 8th November 2018 by James

I thought they might have been a bit taller, nice plants but short growth, needed short vases

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Reviewed 8th November 2018 by Gillian

Strong healthy plants that flowered over a long period. Stunning colours, beautiful scent I have enjoyed growing these.