Dianthus barbatus 'Sweet Cherry Black' F1
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|Direct Sow/ Plant Out|
- Biennial or Short-lived Perennial
- Cutting Garden
- Neutral - Alkaline
- June - August
- 90cm (36in)
- Common name
- Sweet William
- Full Sun
- 30cm (12in)
- Plant in fertile well drained soil with plenty of sunlight
With its fuzzy green football buds and velvet flowers, this newly-bred sweet william flowers twice as long as the traditional, old-fashioned forms.
Water once a week and mulch once established to keep the soil moist. A balanced liquid feed every couple of months will encourage more blooms. Cut flowers for the vase or deadhead regularly.