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Dianthus barbatus 'Heart Attack'

Dianthus barbatus 'Heart Attack' - Sweet William

More About Dianthus barbatus 'Heart Attack'

  • Deep velvety red flower clusters
  • Lance-shaped, medium green leaves that are somewhat glossy
  • Dianthus barbatus cultivars are usually considered biennial, although 'Heart Attack' has some perennial tendencies
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to midsummer

Zone:

3

Height:

25-30 cm

Spread:

30-40 cm

Colour:

Red
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Sweet William Growing and Maintenance Tips

Thrives in average to medium moisture, a well-drained soil, in full sun. Removing spent flowers will extend the bloom time and pruning in late summer will help maintain its shape. No serious disease and insect issues. 


Dianthus barbatus 'Heart Attack' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Fragrant
Fragrant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Evergreen
Evergreen
Rock garden
Rock garden
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Compact
Mounding

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging