General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Biennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 18-24 inches
Plant Spread: 9-12 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Common names
  • Sweet William
  • Dianthus

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