Sweet William , Sweet William, Dianthus barbatus
Variety or Cultivar
D. barbatus _ D. barbatus is an upright, bushy, short-lived perennial, often grown as an annual or biennial, with lance-shaped, dark green leaves and dense clusters of single, fragrant, fringed, white flowers from late spring to late summer.
Flowers are clove scented
Red in Summer
Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn
WHERE TO GROW
Dianthus barbatus (Sweet William will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.
Beds and borders, Bees (attract & feed bees), Containers, Cottage/Informal, Edging, Flower Arranging, Greenhouse, Rock
Plant in well-drained, preferably neutral to alkaline soil in sun.
Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
South, East, West