Sweet William Wee Willie Mixed Colors – Item #690


Wee Willie is a dwarf annual version of the common Sweet William. Its compact form and free blooming habit makes it a perfect filler for instant color in the garden. Blooms in 6-8 weeks from seed. Very easy to grow.

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Additional information

Weight .20 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/8″ (3mm)

Spacing: 1″ (3cm)

Sprouts In: 5-10 days

Thinning: 6″ (15cm)

For earliest bloom, start indoors six weeks before last spring frost. Sow outdoors in spring, or fall in mild climates for winter bloom. Prefers rich, loose, well-drained soil and full sun, or part shade in hot areas. Keep soil evenly moist, but not soggy, while plants are young.

Once mature, Wee Willie requires little water except during dry periods. Roots will rot if exposed to too much moisture.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Dianthus barbatus

Height: 6-8″ (15-20cm)

Bloom Period: early summer

Type: annual