Sweet William pictures
Common name: Sweet William
Scientific name: Dianthus barbatus
Species: D. barbatus
Plant Type: Short-lived perennial
Bloom time: Late spring to early summer
Height: 1 to 2 feet
Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus) is a herb biennial or short-lived perennial plant. It grows to 1 - 2 feet tall, Bloom from late spring to early summer. The flowers are white, pink, red, and purple or with variegated patterns, each flower is 2–3 cm diameter with five petals with serrated edges. The leaves are medium green, Lance-shaped, 4–10 cm long and 1–2 cm broad.