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Sweet William Mixed Seeds

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Description For Sweet William Mixed Seeds

Sweet William performs well in any types of soils and prefers full sun, but can be put in shade during hottest climate. It can be grown in containers or can be used to border the patio or pathway.

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

Family: Caryophyllaceae

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:

  • Sweet William is grown by transplantation method.
  • In India, seeds are sown during September-October for winter flowering. Seeds can be planted in June-September for early flowering.
  • Seeds are sown thinly in nursery beds/ seed pans/seedling tray.
  • Fine sandy soil is required for seedbed (Outdoors), or coco peat is used as sowing medium for seedling trays (Indoors)
  • Before sowing the seeds, soil/coco peat should be made slightly moist.
  • Immediately after sowing the seeds, watering should be done carefully with a fine rose-can.
  • Seedlings are allowed to grow on seedbeds/trays kept in semi-shade.
  • Transplantation of seedlings is done in pots or flowerbeds after about a month.
  • Seedlings should be transplanted in high-quality rich soil or potting mixture.

  • 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.


    Category Flower Seeds
    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


    SKU NUFSC043
    Product Weight Under 10 g to 25 g
    Product Height 15 cm
    Product Width 10 cm
    Product Depth 1 cm


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