DIANTHUS barbatus Mixture

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DIANTHUS barbatus Mixture

Sweet William
Select Item No. DA154

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Origin: Pyrenees, Central and Southern Europe, the Balkans, Russia, China: grasslands, waste areas from the lowlands to the mountains.
Special Features: Dianthus barbatus mixture, single flowering.
 
Basic Colour: (mixture)
Flower Colour: mixture
Natural Flowering Period: May - August
Flower: single
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z8
Foliage: lanceolate-elliptic, glabrous, green
Growth Habit: wintergreen
Height with Flowers: 50 cm
Spacing between Plants: 30 cm
Soil Requirements: average / humus rich, fertile
Location:
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.95238 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1050
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
2 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 - 4 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
early spring - late summer
Sowing to Germination: 1 - 2 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Fertilizer: High (200-250 ppm)
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