Sweet William Dianthus
- - Sweet William - Dianthus barbatus Hardy Planting Zones - 3-9 Sun or Shade - Full or Partial Sun Mature Height - 12 - 24 " Mature Width - 3 - 5 " Bloom Season - Late Spring to Early Summer Gardener Status - Beginner
Pink Sweet William Phlox - Phlox divaricata
Sweet William plants are great for using as a garnish to decorate recipes and salads. This plant can also be used in recipes for cakes and desserts, and the flowers can also be used to garnish drinks. This plants flowers are edible and have a very mild flavor to them when eaten.Sweet William Phlox feature full, pastel-pink flowers, which bleed into a purple-pink around the throat. You can expect these Pink Phlox to smell divine, especially at night, as they have a rich, sweet fragrance sure to perfume a garden. These Pink Phlox can also help to attract butterflies and hummingbirds to your garden, landscape, or home. These flowers are relatively low-growing, and the foliage looks beautiful as a ground cover or filler plant when the flowers are not in bloom. It blooms during the spring and summer months. This phlox plant makes an outstanding ground cover as it grows and produces a lot of colors as it is in bloom. These plants are gorgeous when several are planted together, and they also do great in large containers. These plants are very easy to grow and add an unusual appearance to all gardens and natural areas. They are very delicate, and pretty plants and the blooms are not very large on them. These are also very fast growing plants and can fill a garden in no time and can be a shop stopper as they bloom. This is a lovely plant and homeowners, and gardeners love them because of the way they grow to provide a lot of curb appeal to a home.