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Sweet William Seeds (Dianthus)

Dianthus barbatus
SKU: HC015869
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Dianthus barbatus creates a field full of colorful, fragrant blooms. A stunning sensory experience in the meadow or garden. Biennial.
key features
Seed Life Cycle
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Light Requirements
Half Sun / Half Shade
Seed Coverage
1/4 lb covers 1,815 sq ft.
1 lb covers 7,260 sq ft.
Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Fragrant, Container Planting


Sweet William is closely related to the carnation and is sweetly fragrant. Blooming all colors, this Biennial creates a truly spectacular show and is a meadow favorite.