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Sweet William Green Trick in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Dianthus barbatus 'Green Trick'

 

Sweet William 'Green Trick'

Performing well in containers and borders and flowering within just 8 weeks of planting, Green Trick really is an unusual carnation. The flowers last 4 to 6 weeks in a vase.

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plant Features
  • Sweet William Green Trick likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Sweet William Green Trick likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Sweet William Green Trick is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Sweet William Green Trick likes free draining

    Free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Sweet William 'Green Trick'

Latin name

Dianthus barbatus 'Green Trick'

type

Biennial

family

Caryophyllaceae

ph

7.0 - 8.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Sweet William Green Trick likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Sweet William Green Trick is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Sweet William Green Trick likes free draining

    Free draining

  • Water

    Sweet William Green Trick likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Sweet William Green Trick is 0.30meters x 0.35meters 0.30 M 0.35 M

Dianthus barbatus 'Green Trick'

Performing well in containers and borders and flowering within just 8 weeks of planting, Green Trick really is an unusual carnation. The flowers last 4 to 6 weeks in a vase.


Flowering Season

From Mid Summer TO Early Autumn

Dianthus generally bloom from mid-summer, through to early autumn.

 

Planting Outdoors

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Plant container grown plants out in full sun in a light, free draining soil.

 

Propagation by seed in spring

From Late Winter TO Late Spring

Sow seed under glass in late winter or early spring at a temperature of 13C. Prick out seedlings and plant in late spring to flower during summer.

 

Propagation by seed in spring

From Late Winter TO Late Spring

Sow seed under glass in late winter or early spring at a temperature of 13C. Prick out seedlings and plant in late spring to flower during summer.

 

Propagation by seed in autumn

From Early Autumn TO Early Winter

Sow seeds of the species in autumn or early winter in pots in a coldframe

 

Propagation by seed in spring

From Mid Spring TO Late Spring

Sow seeds in open ground in mid spring, moving to flowering position in mid autumn where the plants will bloom early the following year.

 
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