Dianthus barbatus 'Nigrescens'

syn. Dianthus barbatus 'Sooty'

(more or less the same as 'Darkest of All') An almost black Sweet William with very dark leaves. More upright so better as cut flower. Short-lived perennial, can treat as biennial 18"

Longevity:Short lived perennial
Growing Condition:Dry sun
Season:Early summer
Good For:Slug Resistant
Good For:Rabbit Resistant
Good For:Rockery
Good For:Long Blooming
Good For:Foliage
Good For:Deer Resistant
Flower Colour:Dark-red
Foliage Colour:Purple
Germination:Sow in spring, thinly and shallowly. Keep warm (60-70oF) till germinates, then cooler


Sow June to bloom following June.
50 seeds per pack (approx).

Dianthus barbatus 'Nigrescens' - medium image 1

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Seed Price: £2.50 per pack of 50* Qty: Add to Basket
Nursery Plant Must be purchased direct from the nursery.

*Seed numbers are approximate.

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