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Dianthus barbatus 'Mixed'Sweet William

2 Options from £9.99

Hardy Perennial
What is Hardy Perennial?
A plant that lives for more than two years.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

The fast-track to a hassle-free garden - just plant, water and enjoy!

Fully-grown, super-robust, healthy plants

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36 dianthus plug plants £9.99 Despatch: by end of August 2018
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30 dianthus garden ready plants Buy 2 or more packs for £12 each £14.99 Despatch: by end of August 2018
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Please note: This product cannot be delivered outside the United Kingdom.
Description How to Grow More Info Delivery
A cottage garden favourite with the sweetest perfume! Clusters of flowers in shades of white, pink and mauve are produced in summer on stiff upright stems. The fragrant blooms of Sweet William 'Messenger' are particularly attractive to bees and make a superb cut flower for a vase indoors. Often grown as a biennial, this short lived perennial is ideal for cottage garden borders, beds and containers. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 30cm (12").

Culinary note: Use the clove like tasting petals for adding to cakes, either for flavour or decorating, suitable for soups, salads and sauces too. For more details about edible flowers click here.


Cottage Gardens, Scented Gardens, Cut Flower Garden

Hardy

Full sun

Up to 60cm (23.6in)

Up to 30cm (11.8in)

Easy for all

Easy for all

Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: GY, HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR25, ZE1-ZE3.

36 dianthus plug plants (T10262)
30 dianthus garden ready plants (T55681)

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Flowering Months

Feed and water Sweet William plants regularly until they are fully established. Deadhead faded Sweet William flowers to encourage more blooms to be produced throughout the summer.

Pot up Sweet William plug plants and grow them on in frost free conditions for transplanting into borders and containers later on. When all risk of frost has passed, and plugs are fully rooted into their pots, acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over 7 to 10 days. Plant Sweet Williams in beds and borders in fertile, well drained soil in full sun.

Delivery

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 or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £1.95.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.95.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

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For your complete peace of mind, our Home and Garden products may be returned to us within 30 days of purchase for a refund of the purchase price. Items must be returned unused, at your cost and in mint condition. All items carry a manufacturer's 12 month defects warranty.