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Sweet William, Electron

(8 customer reviews)


Sweet William, Electron – 100 Seeds

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Sweet William 'Electron', Dianthus barbatus, 100 seeds avg.

Puts on a long-lasting show in the garden and in bouquets making Sweet William a must-have for every spring garden.

Planting Tips:
  • A cool-season biennial that prefers full sun.
  • Transplanting is recommended.
  • Start seeds 4-6 weeks before planting date.
  • Transplants require a cold period, plant transplants mid-to-late summer.
  • Do not cover seed; allow 7-14 days to germinate.
  • Grows 18"-30" tall, space transplants 6" apart in the garden.
  • Winter hardy in zone 5 and south.
Harvesting Tips:
  • Harvest the central stem at almost ground level, cut future stems at the base of the stem being harvested.
  • For long-lasting cut flowers, harvest when 1/3 of the flowers are open.

Learn more about growing this group of flowers in Lisa's book Cool Flowers.

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8 reviews for Sweet William, Electron

  1. Anonymous (verified owner)

    usIllinois, United States

  2. Robin S. (verified owner)

    usMaine, United States

  3. LeeAnn (verified owner)

    usIllinois, United States

  4. Lisa (verified owner)

    usPennsylvania, United States

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