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Sweet William

By Contributor ; Updated September 21, 2017

Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus)
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Sweet Williams grow well in all parts of the country. In extremely hot areas, plant in partial shade. In most areas they will bloom the first year from seeds. The sweetly scented flowers make a great cut flower, and last 7 to 10 days in the vase. Suggested for beds, mass plantings, and meadows.

Type*:* Perennial (Biennial in very cold climates)
Height:
14 - 20 inches
Bloom Time: Summer
Exposure: Sun or Part Shade
Seeds per Pound: App. 437,000
Seeding rate: 4 pounds per acre

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