Dianthus barbatus 'Barbaraini Purple Bicolor'

Sweet William


Photo courtesy of Ball Horticulture

  • Purple flowers with a lavender margin
  • Low, compact habit
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Container
Container
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Fragrant
Fragrant
Garden
Garden
Mass Planting
Mass Planting



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Prefers full sun to partial shade with well-drained soil. Deadheading may prolong the bloom time.


Height: 8-12 in
Spacing: 9 in
Price Level 1: $7.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Lavender
Zone: 5
Price Level 2: 5 for $35~#1
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Fragrant
  • Garden
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Focal Point
  • Border or Bed
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Rock Garden
  • Mass Planting
  • Edging
  • Container
  • Salt Tolerant

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Habit:

  • Mounding

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer
  • Spring

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Butterflies

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained