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Sweet William (Dianthus)-Southern Exposure Seeds
(Dianthus barbatus) A sweet-scented perennial usually treated as an annual. Brilliant little flowers are tinged with pink, red, purple, or violet. Prefers a moist but well-drained soil in full sun (partial shade in the South). Used as a spring bulb cover and as a long lasting cut flower. Reseeds easily.
Growing instructions: Perennial. Germination: 60-70Â°F, 14-30 days. Direct sow in spring or fall or transplant after danger of frost. Space 12-15 in. apart. Ht. 12-18 in.