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Type: Perennial
Seed #: 109
Common Name: Sweet William
Latin Name: Dianthus barbatus
Variety: Wee Willie Mix
Colour: Red, Pink & White
Temperature: 16C - 22C (61F - 72F) (Zone 4)
Zone: 4
Blooms: June to September
Site: Full Sun or Part Shade
Height: 10cm - 15cm (4" - 6")
Spread: 15cm - 20cm (6" - 8")
Seeds per pack: 0
Price: $0.00
Plant these to encourage birds and butterflies to visit your garden frequently. This plant produces amazing cutflower. This plant is scented.
Attracts
Butterflies
Great
Cutflower
Scented



Cannot ship to the USA
Sweet William


Notes: Very compact plants in red, pink and white in a variety of colour combinations that bring a cheery feel to any garden and bouquet.Scented!


Instructions: Sow outdoors in late April or early May for August blooms. Seed should be scattered or sown in rows, as thin as possible, and covered with 3 mm of soil. Germination 5 to 14 days. Thin Wee Willie to 4 10 cm apart. Worth every effort for the scent alone.


Habitat: Wee Willie likes well-drained sandy soil, and flourishes in cooler, semi-shaded areas.


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Lychnis - This perennial forms dense clumps of silver-white foliage and multi-branched, gray-green stems and produces masses of deep to moderate pink blooms for much of the summer. They are very drought tolerant and are known to be deer resistant.    Foxglove - Pink - Foxglove produces spires of large pink tubular florets with speckled throats. Flowers 1st year from early sowing. Plants are hardy biennials.Useful as cut flower or Self-sowing.   Wallflower - Scented goddess. The perfect border plant that is great in beds. This early, lengthy bloomer provides masses of sweetly scented flowers in marbled and solid colours. Plant in a sunny, open position in well-drained fertile soil. Cut back after blooming leaving only a few leaves on each stem. Spectacular cut-flower. The incredible aroma easily fills a room. Very easy to grow and deer resistant. Great early Spring scent and colour. Will bloom early as  February in warm climates.
Lychnis   Foxglove - Pink   Wallflower
(Lychnis coronaria)   (Digitalis purpurea)   (Erysimum cheiri )

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