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Dwarf Sweet William (12 of 12)

Good heat tolerance
Plant in full sun to light shade
Plant in rich, but well-drained soil; fertilize monthly; water when dry
Divide every few years in early spring; deadhead to prolong blooming
Height: 6 inches; Width: 8-12 inches
Hardy in USDA zones 3-9:
Zone 3: Plant in spring after danger of frost has passed; avoid contact with salt; mulch lightly for protection; plant in full sun; water when dry; may be marginally hardy in this zone if not protected.
Zone 4: Plant in spring after danger of frost has passed; avoid contact with salt; mulch lightly for protection; plant in full sun; water when dry.
Zone 5: Plant in spring after danger of frost has passed; avoid contact with salt; mulch lightly for protection; plant in full sun; water when dry.
Zone 6: Plant in spring after danger of frost has passed; mulch lightly for protection; plant in full sun; water when dry.
Zone 7: Plant in spring after danger of frost has passed; plant in full sun; water when dry.
Zone 8: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; water when dry.
Zone 9: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; water when dry.

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