Sweet William Seeds - Dwarf Wee Willie Mix

Sweet William Seeds - Dwarf Wee Willie Mix

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.79
1 Ounce $23.09
1/4 Pound $57.79 ($14.44/ounce) 37% Savings
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  • Compact, classic dianthus for the container garden
  • Biennial; Great for borders or containers
  • Easy to grow; Spring blooming
  • Adaptable to both sun and shade
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Life Cycle Biennial
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Color Mixed
Growth Habit Clumping, Upright
Plant Height Up to 6 inches
Bloom Season Spring

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 - Dwarf Wee Willie Mix

Dianthus barbatus

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Plant Type Dwarf
Also known as Dianthus

An adorable and compact mix of red, pink, white and bicolor blooms that are easy to grow and perfect for indoor pots, containers or garden beds. Wee Willie Sweet Williams may be the smallest variety of Sweet William, but the blooms pack a punch of vibrant color and fragrance!

This beautiful Biennial, or short lived Perennial, is a lovely example of the diversity of popular garden flowers, Dianthus. Easy to grow in full sun or partial shade, Sweet William is adaptable to a variety of soil types.

Planting Information

Planting Sweet William Seeds - Dwarf Wee Willie Mix

Planting Season Spring, Summer
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/16 inch
Plant Spacing 6 to 12 inches
Plant Height Up to 6 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
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
1/4 Pound 120,000 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft

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