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botanical name:
Dianthus barbatus 'Wee Willy'
Dianthus barbatus 'Wee Willy' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Sweet William
family:  Caryophyllaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.15m
width: 0.10m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 6 to 10
description:
Dwarf Sweet William with a compact habit and producing many small flowers in a range of colours from scarlet red through shades of pink to white. Flowers early, from late spring and continues for a long period. Short-lived perennial, usually grown as an annual or biennial.

cultivation:
Well drained, neutral to alkaline soil in full sun.

propagation:
From seed in autumn or spring at 13 to 15°C.

usage:
Borders, bedding and perfect for containers.

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