Dianthus barbatus 'Barbarini Lilac'
Sweet Williams (dy-AN-thus: bar-BAY-tus) Caryophyllaceae:
Grown as a long blooming annual, flowering well the first year, it grows 8 to 12 inches tall. An attractive cut flower that may act as a short lived perennial. Grow in full sun to part shade, best growth in rich soils that drain well but do not become really dry. Water during dry spells.