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Dianthus 'Sweet Cherry Black' | Sarah Raven
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Dianthus barbatus 'Sweet Cherry Black' F1

With its fuzzy green football buds and velvet flowers, this newly-bred sweet william flowers twice as long as the traditional, old-fashioned forms.
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5 jumbo seedlings

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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Biennial or Short-lived Perennial
Position
Cutting Garden
Soil
Neutral - Alkaline
Flowers
June - August
Height
90cm (36in)
Group/Species
barbatus
Common name
Sweet William
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
Plant in fertile well drained soil with plenty of sunlight

Description

With its fuzzy green football buds and velvet flowers, this newly-bred sweet william flowers twice as long as the traditional, old-fashioned forms.

Care Tips

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.