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Sweet William Festival Series

Dianthus barbatus 'Festival'

Also known as

Sweet William 'Festival Mixed', Dianthus Barbatus 'Festival Series Mix', Dianthus 'Festival Mix', Dianthus Barbatus Festival Series

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Tender

H7-H2

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

30cm

10cm

Min

10cm

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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

Layering

Best done after flowering has occured.

Cuttings

Softwood cuttings are best taken from non-flowering shoots, in summer.

Special features of Sweet William Festival Series

Attractive flowers

Pot plant

Ground cover