Sweet William - Auricula
This variety of the ever popular Sweet William produces large flower heads and the individual flowers all have distinctive eye colourings.
Sow from May to early July. Prepare a nursery bed and sow direct about 1cm deep in rows 20cm apart. When the seedlings are large enough to handle, thin out to 5cm apart, thin again later to 15cm apart. In September or October transplant to flowering site 20cm apart. Flowers from June to August the following year.