2 years to reach maturity
This plant has a strong fragrance
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Sweet William Festival Series Overview
Dianthus barbatus 'Festival' is part of a series of colourful cultivars that make a great addition to any garden, particularly cottage-style gardens. Flowers come in shades of pink, red and white, with frilly flower petals. Foliage is glossy and grass-like in appearance. They can be planted in borders and containers as well as window boxes and beds.
How to propagate Sweet William Festival Series
Best done after flowering has occured.
Softwood cuttings are best taken from non-flowering shoots, in summer.