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Dianthus barbatus Sweet William Auricula Eyed 


Beautiful, fragrant and with an excellent vase life as a cut flower.



Biennial or short lived perennial

Height 45cm

Colour red wine and white

Scent strong, sweet, spicy, clove like

Location  sun or part shady, all soil types except poorly drained.

When to sow September – October April - July

Spacing 15cm

Approx number of seeds

When to harvest  Cut when blooms start to open .

Vase Life  10 + days


All of the seeds that I sell here at Cherry Tree Flower Farm are the ones that I use myself on the flower field. Some are seeds that I buy in from commercial suppliers and a growing number are those that I harvest myself from flowers grown here, all without chemicals of any kind. I have been growing here on the same plot in the north west of England for over two decades and all of my flowers are grown outside.

Sweet William

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