Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Fast
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Bloom Color
Purple
White
Attributes
Easy to Grow
Drought Tolerant
Fragrant
Long Blooming
Photo courtesy of Flouroselect

Dianthus barbatus 'Purple Picotee'

Sweet William

This highly fragrant, beautiful bi color of magenta and purple, has delicate lacy white edges that makes it an outstanding additon to the front of the border.  

Height:

6-8 in

Spacing:

8-12"

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Bloom Time:

Late Spring to Summer

Bloom Color:

Purple/Mauve with white edges

Dianthus (di-an'-thus)

Family: Caryophyllaceae · Common Name: Carnation

Beautiful, often fragrant flowers include shades of pink, rose or red and may be single, double or fringed. Attractive foliage. Single-flowered forms attract hummingbirds to the garden.

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