Dianthus barbatus ‘Nigrescens’
‘SOOTY’ SWEET WILLIAMS
Deepest chocolate-burgundy flowers in frilly velvety heads, above burgundy foliage. Lovely clove scent. Superb cut flowers. Frost hardy and water-wise. Enjoys Sun, lime, well-drained soil and thrives with compost. Hardy perennial / biennial, evergreen clump & self-sows if happy. 40cm H x 45cm W.
SEED SOWING ADVICE: QUICK & EASY
Sow at any time of year in punnets indoors, or scatter in the garden in early spring.
Indoors for early plants: Sow in punnets on surface of good quality seed raising mix. Press gently and barely cover with mix or fine sandy grit. Keep moist. 18-22C approx. is best for rapid germination, then most seedlings should emerge in approx. 7-14 days.
SEED COUNT: 100 seeds per pack approx.
(We always aim to exceed the stated seed count, and give a generous serve).