Sweet William - Dianthus barbatus
Sweet William is a colorful, biennial flower. It grows for two years, blooming in the second year. It is a heavy reseeder and comes in a multitude of colors from white to deep burgundy running in the shades of pink. Great for pots, containers and cut flowers. There has been much debate over the centuries on who this flower was named for.
Zones: 3 through 9
Height: Up to 1 -2 ft.
Flower Color: Pinks, Whites, Dark Pink
Plant Type: Biennial
Light Requirement: Sun to Light Shade
Bloom Time: Early -Mid Season
Seeds per Packet: 200+
Seeds per Pound: 437,000
Is this wildflower invasive: No
Is this wildflower endangered: No
Is this wildflower edible: No
Is this wildflower medicinal: No