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Dianthus barbatus 'Sweet'

Sweet William

Hardy Perennial

  • Summer-flowering Sweet Williams!

Enjoy these delightfully fragrant Sweet Williams all summer long! Clusters of sweetly scented flowers in shades of red, white and purple are borne atop stiff upright stems from June through to September. Superb for cutting for a vase indoors, the vibrant flowers of Dianthus barbatus 'Sweet' are also attractive to bees. Often grown as a biennial, this short lived perennial is ideal for cottage garden beds and borders. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12").


Culinary note: Use the clove like tasting petals for adding to cakes, either for flavour or decorating, suitable for soups, salads and sauces too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Ideal For:
cottage gardens, scented gardens, wildlife gardens, cut flower garden
Flowering Period:
June, July, August, September
Position:
full sun
    • 6 dianthus plug plants

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Pot up Sweet William plug plants and grow them on in frost free conditions for transplanting into borders and containers later on. When all risk of frost has passed, and plugs are fully rooted into their pots, acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over 7 to 10 days. Plant Sweet Williams in beds and borders in fertile, well drained soil in full sun.

Feed and water Sweet William plants regularly until they are fully established. Deadhead faded Sweet William flowers to encourage more blooms to be produced throughout the summer.

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