Description For Sweet William Mixed Seeds
How to grow Sweet William from Seeds:Introduction and Uses: This is a biennial plant grown as an annual. Sweet William is closely related to ‘Pinks’ (Dianthus). The plant is erect with double or single fragrant flowers borne at the apex of the branches in rounded clusters.
The flowers are white, scarlet, dark red, and in different shades of pink. These self-colored blooms are edged, mottled, or with prominent white eyes.
Sweet William is suitable for flower beds, borders, and cuttings. The plants can be used in the rock garden and window boxes.
Botanical Name: Dianthus barbatus
Common Name: Sweet william
Plant Origin: Northern France
Propagation Method: Seed sowing
Flowering/ Growing Season: Winter
Sunlight Requirement: Full sun (6-8 hours)
Plant Height: 30-45 cm tall
Growing Method of Sweet William Flower:
Planting Distance: 15-20 cm apart on flowerbeds. For pot growing, 25 cm pots can be used.
Watering: Sweet William planted in the garden is watered twice a week, and potted ones are watered every alternate day.
Feeding: Fresh compost should be added to soil at the time of planting. Liquid cow dung manure is given every 15 days along with vermicompost.
Plant care: Spray appropriate medicines if there are signs of an infestation. Click here to buy plant care products online in India.
Bloom time: Sweet William takes about 3.5 months to flower. Buy variety of flower seeds online.
|Spacing (Row to Row X Plant to Plant)||30 cm x 30 cm|
|Germination Time||Germination will take place in 6 - 8 days from sowing|
|Fertilizer||Chemicals: Suphala or Urea - 5 g Per Plant. Organic: Neemcake or Vermicompost - 10 g Per Plant.|
|Season of Sowing||September to January|
|Product Weight||10 g to 25 g|
|Product Height||15 cm|
|Product Width||10 cm|
|Product Depth||1 cm|