Dianthus barbatus 'Barbarini Purple Picotee'

Sweet William

Photo courtesy of Swift Greenhouses

  • Purple with white edging
  • Full size flowers on dwarf plant
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Rock Garden
Rock Garden
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

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: Purple, White
Zone: 5
Price Level 2: 5 for $35~#1

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


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

Critter Resistance:

  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer
  • Spring

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained