Dianthus barbatus 'Newport pink', Sweet William
An early-flowering biennial or short-lived perennial with lance-shaped, pale green foliage.
Produces flat, dense clusters of sweetly scented pink flowers 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.
Seeds per pkt. (approx.): 200 seeds.