A stunning plant and easy to grow. Sweet William flowers are just gorgeous and this mix is ideal for any garden. The flowers of Sweet William have lovely single eyes and on long strong stems that are ideal for cutting. Suitable for containers and borders.
Approximate seeds per pack: 500
Sowing Indoors: Sow March to April. Place seed on the surface of good free draining compost and cover with a sprinkling of compost or vermiculite to the seeds own depth. Place container in a propagator or a warm place at a temperature of 15-20°C (59-68°F) until after germination. Plant outside as shown below once the seeds have grown.
Sow/Plant outdoors: Plant outside from May to July. Cultivate soils to a depth of 15cms and rake the top surface to provide a fine crumb to plant the seeds into. Sow thinly in a weed free site about 1cm deep. When the seedlings are large enough to handle thin out to 5cm (2″) apart, thin again later to 15cm (6″) apart. In September or October transplant to the flowering site.
Do not plant if soils are waterlogged.
Use for cut-flower and can be grown with lilies.
If required for a permanent spot in the border leave a few plants to dry after flowering so they shed for next’s years plants
Plant: March to July for following years flowers
Soil type: Moist well cultivated soils that are well drained.
Aspect: Full sun but also ok in partial shade.
Flowering Time: June to August following year after planting.
Flowering height: 45cms (18″)
Full growing instructions provided on each pack.