Sweet William Seeds - Albus

Sweet William Seeds - Albus

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.79
1 Ounce $18.89 ($18.89/ounce)
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  • Snow-white, fragrant florets are long-lasting in the vase
  • Biennial; Fragrant and easy to grow
  • Long lasting blooms, popular cut flower
  • Adaptable to sun and partial shade
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Life Cycle Biennial
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Color White
Growth Habit Clumping, Upright
Plant Height Up to 20 inches
Bloom Season Spring through Summer

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fragrant
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden, Fragrant Garden
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Poor Soil Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer

About Sweet William Seeds - Albus

Dianthus barbatus

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Also known as Dianthus

Perfect for the cutting garden, the crisp white umbels of Albus Sweet William stand on long, sturdy stems. Once cut, the blooms are long lasting and easily included in a variety of arrangement styles. But, if you prefer to enjoy blooms in their natural garden setting, Sweet William makes a lovely addition to any garden.

Planting Information

Planting Sweet William Seeds - Albus

Planting Season Spring, Summer
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/16 inch
Plant Spacing 6 to 12 inches
Plant Height Up to 20 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
View our Sweet William Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 635 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 30,000 Up to 625 Sq. Ft

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