Sweet William 'Spooky Mixed' Seeds

Delicate flowers are bi-colored in shades of lilac, rose, carmine, white, and purple.

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These exquisite, open-fringed flowers are deeply divided and have deeply cut lacy petals. The delicate flowers are bi-colored in shades of lilac, rose, carmine, white, and purple. Spooky offers a unique show of flowers that are very fragrant as well, during both night and day. This variety is certainly a new favorite for us!

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Dianthus superbus
Life Cycle Biennial
Min. Time to Germinate 6 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 21 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/16 in.
When to Sow Indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost, Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past
Growing Height 12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
Plant Spacing 15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
Hardiness USDA Zone 4a: to -25F, USDA Zone 4b: to -20F, USDA Zone 5a: to -15F, USDA Zone 5b: to -10F, USDA Zone 6a: to -5F, USDA Zone 6b: to 0F, USDA Zone 7a: to 5F, USDA Zone 7b: to 10F, USDA Zone 8a: to 15F, USDA Zone 8b: to 20F
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Bloom Color Magenta (Pink-Purple), Pale Pink, Pink, Purple, Rose/Mauve, Violet/Lavender, White/Near White
Bloom Time Mid-Summer
Foliage Evergreen
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, Flowers are fragrant, This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Soil pH Requirements 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds, Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
Seeds Per Pack 50