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Dianthus barbatus 'Indian Carpet Mixed'

Sweet William

Hardy Perennial

A dwarf compact variety with a very wide colour range and excellent for bedding. It can be treated either as a biennial or as a half hardy annual to produce flowers the same season usually in around 10 weeks from sowing. Flowers early summer. Often grown as a biennial, this short lived perennial is ideal for cottage garden borders, beds and containers. Height 6in.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Ideal For:
cottage gardens, scented gardens, wildlife gardens
Flowering Period:
May, June, July, August
Sowing Months:
February, March, April, May, June, July
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (400 seeds)

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    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
    • £2.09
For flowering the same year sow in early spring 1.5mm (1/16in) deep in John Innes Seed Compost. Germination usually takes 10-14 days at 13C (55F).

Transplant when large enough to handle into boxes. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for 10-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost, 15cm (6in) apart in a sunny spot on light well drained soil.

For flowering the following year sow thinly in well raked soil in late summer and transplant to their flowering positions in autumn,

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


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