Perennial. Direct sow in spring.
(Dianthus barbatus) A gorgeous cottage garden flower with burgundy, lavender and cream-colored, edible blooms. Gorgeous puffs of subtle colors are super attractive to pollinators like bees and butterflies. A reliable cut flower and charming addition to the landscape. High-end chefs love to use this variety for garnishing and edible flower use.
(D. barbatus) Stunning, spidery blooms in a soft pastel rainbow of pinks, purples and whites. 1-1.5’ tall short-lived perennial that will bloom in the first year and can be treated as an annual. This heavenly scented dianthus has been beloved for everything from cutting gardens to cottage gardens since the 1920s.