Dianthus barbatus 'Holborn Glory', Sweet William
An early-flowering biennial or short-lived perennial with lance-shaped foliage.
This old variety grows flat, dense clusters of sweetly scented, purple-red and white bicoloured flowers. Blooms from late spring to midsummer.
Excellent cut flower.
Attracts bees and butterflies.
Lovely old-fashioned cottage garden plant, that self-sows readily.
Native to southern Europe.
Height: 50 cm.