Dianthus barbatus Nigrescens Group
SWEET WILLIAM
Caryophyllaceae

 
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Plant type: herbaceous soft-wooded perennial or biennial

Hardiness zones: 4-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, heavy frost
0.5m
Plant habit
 
0.3m

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Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in purple-red

Flowering Time: late spring to mid summer

Leaves: purple
 
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Dianthus barbatus Nigrescens Group
SWEET WILLIAM
Caryophyllaceae

 

  Plant type: herbaceous soft-wooded perennial or biennial

Hardiness zones: 4-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, heavy frost
0.5m
Plant habit
 
0.3m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in purple-red

Flowering Time: late spring to mid summer

Leaves: purple


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean & cottage designs

Uses: mass planting, cut flowers, border, fire retardant, poolside

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant






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