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Sweet Williams

Dianthus barbatus 'Dash White'

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Beautiful flowering plant, fragrant, compact variety that is attractive to bees, butterflies and birds to your garden, making it great for nature lovers and children.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Spring, Summer

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Seed
Sow seed in March in gentle heat, plant out in late May.

Special features

Geography

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Neutral
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Uses

Notes
Great in containers or as bedding plants.

Personality

Family
Caryophyllaceae
Flower colour
White
Scent
Mild

Problems

Can be attacked by spider mites and aphids. If conditions are right can also be affected by mildews, molds and flower rots.

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