Dianthus barbatus 'Midget Mix'
More About Dianthus barbatus 'Midget Mix'
- Dense clusters of mixed colours of red, white and pink flowers top short stems
- Semi-evergreen, mounding biennial with narrow foliage
- Biennial that self-seeds freely
- Very fragrant
- Bloom Time: Late spring to late summer
Sweet William Growing and Maintenance Tips
Grows best in average to medium moisture, a well-drained soil, in full sun. Removing spent flowers will extend the bloom time and pruning in late summer will help maintain its shape. No serious disease and insect issues. Some cultivars in the barbatus species are considered biennial.
Dianthus barbatus 'Midget Mix' Characteristics
Moist to Average
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