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Sweet william
Dianthus barbatus
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If you want your Sweet william to grow healthy and bloom as much as possible during its blooming season, you should try to give your plant six hours of direct sunlight. Some perennial plants might even do more sunlight and could sit in the sun for up to twelve hours, depending on the heat in the area and the general environment. Plants like the Red Hot Poker and Giant Coreopsis thrive in much hotter climates and might sit in all types of strong sunlight.
Some home gardeners have to use grow lights because their spaces don't allow for tons of outdoor sunlight. Most perennials could grow happily in grow lights, but they will need anywhere from eight to fourteen hours of artificial light to stay strong since these lights don't have as much power as the sun.
Sweet william (Dianthus barbatus)
Sweet william
A species of Dianthus
Botanical name: Dianthus barbatus
Genus: Dianthus
Description
There are two thoughts on the origin of the sweet william name. The first is that it was named after the Duke of Cumberland, William Augustus. The second is that the name came from the writings of Thomas Tusser, an English poet. In either case, this old-fashioned garden plant (Dianthus barbatus) is a lovely addition to any space.
Garden Use
The Dianthus genus includes many well-known flowers such as carnation and sweet William. Dianthus are herbaceous and favor the temperate climates of their native homes of Europe and Asia. Most species are hardy perennials. However, there are also several which are annual., Grown commercially on cut flower farms, Dianthus is planted directly in the ground and can be found growing outdoors or undercover for added protection. Popular cultivars used for floristry include perpetual carnations that flower throughout the growing season. However, species of Dianthus also make lovely additions to any herbaceous garden border. We can enjoy the colorful blooms of Dianthus from late spring all the way through the autumn months, or at least up until the first frosts.
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