Dianthus - Sweet William Single Mix
Dianthus barbutusThese brilliant little flowers have fringed petals of red, pink, purple or violet. Plants grow 8-18" tall and bloom the second year. Direct-seed or transplant after last frost. Prefer sun, but will tolerate partial shade. Long-lasting cut flower. Summer blooming. Biennial. (0.2 Gram Packet)~section~
|Average Seed / oz||Seed / 100' Row||Average Yield / 100' Row||Days to Harvest|
|Planting Season||Ideal Soil Temp||Sun||Frost Tolerance|
|After Last Frost||70°F||Full Sun||Frost Sensitive|
|Sowing Method||Seed Depth||Direct Seed Spacing||Seeds Per Packet|
|Transplant or Direct Seed||1/16"||2-4"||195|
|Mature Spacing||Days to Sprout||Production Cycle||Seed Viability|
Dianthus is a biennial that prefers full sun to partial shade and rich, moist soil with good drainage.
Direct seed outdoors in late spring or sow indoors 4-6 weeks before the last frost and transplant outdoors once the danger of frost has passed. Optimal soil temperature for germination is 70°F. Sow seeds 1/16"'deep and 2-4" apart. Seeds will germinate in 5-10 days. Thin seedlings to 6-10" apart. If allowed to set seed, plants will return to your garden year after year.