Dianthus barbatus 'Pinocchio', Sweet William
Early-flowering biennial or short-lived perennial with lance-shaped foliage.
Produces flat, dense clusters of sweetly scented, double flowers in a wide range of colours. 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: 30 cm.