Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus) in the Dianthus Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Plant Height: 16 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Purple
Red
White
Bi-Color
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Location: Winter Springs, FL zone 9bDate: 2011-02-12Favorite annual for cooler months in FL, can withstand cold night
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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on May 3, 2012 6:26 PM

Honey bees get nectar from this plant.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Dianthus barbatus 'Sooty' should be near black, not red... by growitall Oct 18, 2014 2:37 PM 1
Seeds collected 2018 by piksihk Sep 24, 2018 8:44 PM 16
Jolt Cherry Dianthus by pinkiris Jun 26, 2018 2:21 PM 5
Milkweed by Tkhan May 25, 2018 7:28 PM 9
Miscellaneous plant/flower by strawman Apr 8, 2018 4:17 AM 3
Thistle Looking Flower ID by lissa0729 Apr 3, 2018 10:34 AM 2
PNW Plant Exchange - Spring 2017 by Pistil May 16, 2017 8:59 AM 46
2017 Wintersown by Coppice Mar 3, 2017 6:12 PM 78
Unidentified Plant by yslem Nov 17, 2016 8:51 PM 1
Anyone grow Sweet William (dianthus) from seed? by keithp2012 Aug 25, 2016 7:07 AM 14
Please identify! by Shymaiden32 May 28, 2016 7:12 PM 7

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