Planting Sweet William

Planting Sweet William in a No-till bed Music credits: Lullabye (Sting) by Twin Musicom is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (

Accidental flower farmer keen to bring old favourites back to our tables - The Sydney Morning Herald

Former Queensland administration officer Natalie Harris wants to bring heirloom flowers back to the table.

The new organic flower farmer at Mount Lawless, near Gayndah, about 250 kilometres north-west of Brisbane, is blooming in her role growing imported seedlings from as far as the United States and the United Kingdom and offering traditional flowers that aren’t regularly seen in...


  1. How to Grow Sweet William Plants. The reason the dianthus plant is called Sweet William has been forgotten, but the poetry of the name fits the pleasant aroma and bright range of possible colors. Full-grown plants reach 12 inches (30 cm)...
  2. Dianthus barbatus, sweet William, is a species of flowering plant in the carnation family, native to southern Europe and parts of Asia. It has become a popular ornamental garden plant. It is a herbaceous biennial or short-lived perennial plant growing to 13–92 cm tall, with flowers in a dense cluster of up to 30 at the top of the stems. Each ...
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  4. How to Grow Sweet William Plants Biennial, Perennial, Dianthus Barbatus . Sweet William is an irresistible, colorful, biennial flower. It grows for two years, blooming in the second year. Native to Europe, this colorful, compact plant is grown all over the U.S. Sweet William varieties include perennials and biennials.
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(Dianthus barbatus). A scented, intensely-coloured, classic summer flower. Canon 300D, EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 II 47mm, f/5.6, 1/500, ISO 100.
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