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Dianthus barbatus 'Electron Mix'

An exceptional Sweet William which behaves like a perennial here, now flowering for it’s third year with excellent tall, straight stems.
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200 seeds

5 seedlings

10 seedlings

20 seedlings (511088-20)

5 jumbo seedlings (200334-5)

10 jumbo seedlings (200334-10)

Delivery:

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Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Biennial or Short-lived Perennial
Position
Cutting Garden
Soil
Neutral - Alkaline
Flowers
June - August
Height
60cm (24in)
Group/Species
barbatus
Common name
Sweet William
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
Sow May-July for flowers the following year. Sow in seed trays, modules or pots and place in a cold frame or unheated greenhouse. Plant into final positions in early autumn or the following spring. Can also be sown direct into well-prepared soil.

Description

An exceptional Sweet William which behaves like a perennial at Perch Hill, now flowering for it’s third year with excellent tall, straight stems.

Care Tips

Water once a week and mulch once established to keep the soil moist. A balanced liquid feed every couple of months will encourage more blooms. Cut flowers for the vase or deadhead regularly.