Dianthus Seeds - Albus

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  • Season: Biennial
  • USDA Zones: 3 - 8
  • Height: 20 inches
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Bloom Color: White
  • Environment: Full sun
  • Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 6.0 - 7.2
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Temperature: 65 - 70F
  • Average Germ Time: 7 - 14 days
  • Light Required: No
  • Depth: Cover lightly no more than 1/8 inch
  • Sowing Rate: 2 - 3 seeds per plant
  • Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
  • Plant Spacing: 12 - 18 inches
  • Note: For detailed directions for indoor and outdoor planting, please Click Here
  • Care & Maintenance: See: Dianthus
Dianthus Albus

Dianthus (Dianthus Barbatus Albus) - This white Sweet William Dianthus is a wonder of a plant, with tiny 3/4 inch florets of glistening white that crowd one another on big 4 to 7 inch bloom clusters. Sow Dianthus seeds and have blooms in just 3 months! Sow the flower seeds in early spring after frost season is over for late spring blooms.

Dianthus Barbatus white is a heavy and dependable bloomer, with extra-sturdy stems that refuse to collapse under the weight of their tremendous bounty. Expect them to last a long time in the garden even over the hot summer months. If you want to cut these beautiful flower clusters they will last up to 2 weeks in the vase! In the vase, in the garden, or as ground cover plant, you will want this Dianthus.

Sow Sweet Williams seeds indoors 4 - 6 weeks before last frost. Use sterile starter mix, and sow the flower seeds on top, covering lightly with soil. Transplant Dianthus seedlings outdoors after frost season has passed. For directly sowing Dianthus flower seed outdoors, wait until danger of frost is over, and directly sow the flower seeds into prepared beds. Lightly cover and keep seeds moist.

Seed Starting Matrix

Shake 'n Seed - We are now offering shaker bottles filled with our seed starting matrix: rich soil, gardening sand, water absorbing crystals, and starter fertilizer. This not only helps dispense your seed, but it gets it off to a great start! Simply remove lid from shaker bottle, add seed from packet, put back on lid, shake the bottle vigorously for 15 seconds, and then shake your way to beautiful new plants! Use Shake 'n Seed over good quality soil, and then gently water to keep seed moist until it sprouts. Great for ground covers or mass planting flower seeds.