Sweet William Hollandia (Dianthus barbatus) makes a beautiful cut flower – it has clusters of single frilly bi-coloured flowers in purple, crimson, pink & white on a 50-60cm long stem.
The flowers have the most gorgeous scent that fills a room with a heady perfume and they last for up to 10 days in a vase. Sweet William F1 Hollandia is an annual variety so will flower the same year it is planted.
Sweet William Hollandia F1 Cut Flower Information
|Seed Quantity:||Approx. 20 seeds per pack.|
|When to Sow:||March-May.|
|Site Conditions:||Sunny, likes fertile sandy soil best.|
|How to Sow:||Sow seed on top of compost into modules & cover with vermiculite. Water carefully & keep undercover at 15-18°C. Gemination takes 7-14 days. May require potting on into a small pot & allowing to grow on before transplanting outside (May onwards). Space at 30cm x 30cm.|
|Care:||Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering.|
|Flowers:||July-August. Cut flower heads when 10-20% of the flowers in the cluster are open.|
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