Dianthus Barbatus Barbarini Red Flower

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Dianthus Barbatus Barbarini Red

Dianthus Barbatus Barbarini Red

Red Sweet William has fragrant bright red flowers that bloom all summer. Perfect in containers or the front of your garden.Dianthus is the botanical name of a great group of flowers that includes wild Sweet William, the pinks, and of course, the carnations. Some of the pinks have been in gardens since Elizabethan times, and of today the carnation is a mainstay of the florist trade. Dianthus species are not at all hard to grow, and once they’re happy in your garden, they’ll return every year with more and more color and fragrance. Sweet William Barbarini Red is distinguished by its compact habit and ability to bloom the first year from seed. It bears large, fragrant clusters of fringed, deep red flowers with small, lavender eyes which bloom from late spring through midsummer. They rise on short, sturdy stems amid tufts of narrow, deep green foliage, and are visited by bees and butterflies. Sweet william is a short-lived perennial which is commonly treated as an annual or biennial. Originally native to Europe, this cottage garden classic self-sows readily to form charming colonies. Plant it in full to part sun and well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil. Prompt removal of spent flower stems encourages prolonged bloom display. Barbarini Red is a fine choice for containers or massing at the front of mixed beds and borders.
There are over 300 species of dianthus flowers in the world. They come in a myriad of colors: red, purple, white and pink. Some common dianthus flowers are carnations, pinks and sweet williams
Dianthus flowers are very low maintenance. They require only cool weather, rich and slightly alkaline soil, and full sun exposure. Dianthus flowers are perfect for plant containers and will bring a splash of color to any urban balcony garden. Dianthus flowers come in many colors, either it be a solid white, red, purple, pink and sometimes yellow, or with two colors or marks in the petals. The height of this flower ranges from 6 inches to 3 feet, and there are so many Dianthus varieties that any gardener can find a beautiful Dianthus species to fit his or her balcony garden.